Vernon Sanders has been a rock musician, a college professor, an expatriate, a jazz pianist, a non-profi t arts foundation administrator, and a music publisher. He served for many years as Associate Professor/Director of Choral Activities at the University of Regina, Canada, and was Director of Music Ministry at Trinity Presbyterian Church in San Carlos, California, for 16 years before “retiring” to devote more time to his family and his position as publisher of Creator MagazineTM.
Creator and the Creator Leadership NetworkTM serve an international community of over 3000 church musicians, pastors, and worship leaders who look forward each week to the leadership resource Monday Morning EmailTM. The Creator Leadership NetworkTM also provides two channels of streaming audio resources for music and worship professionals: The Reverence Channel and the Worship Channel. Dr. Sanders was the founding president of the Saskatchewan Choral Federation, the founding Executive Director of the Schuyler Institute for the Arts in Worship, and the founding Charter Member of the Association of Canadian Choral Conductors. Dr. Sanders served for nearly ten years as the Executive Director of the National Association of Church Musicians. He was for 20 years the managing partner of Thomas House Publications, a music publishing company which was subsequently purchased by the Fred Bock Music Company. His published choral works appear in a number of catalogs, and choirs under his direction have appeared on regional and national radio and television in the US and Canada. He is a frequent workshop leader and guest speaker throughout North America.