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Victor Labenske

Victor Labenske is professor of music at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego , California , where he teaches courses in piano, music history and composition.  A summa cum laude graduate of PLNU, he earned his master's degree in piano performance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Conservatory of Music where he studied with Joanne Baker.  He also earned the Doctor of Musical Arts in piano performance at the University of Southern California where he studied with Stewart Gordon.

He has been honored with such distinctions as playing in the opening ceremonies of the 1984 Olympic Games and being named an Academic All-American Scholar.  His compositional output includes numerous sacred piano collections, educational piano music and collections for voice and for violin.  Dr. Labenske remains active as a concert artist both as soloist and as a collaborative performer and enjoys presenting sacred concerts with his wife, Judith Spaite Labenske.  The Labenskes have two children, Karlin and Kristofer.

 

Judi Labenske

Judi, a registered nurse and diabetes educator, holds a Masters Degree in nursing education from the University of San Diego .  While a student at PLNU, she studied voice and performed in the college Treble and Concert Choirs, Opera Workshop and Choral Union, where she was selected as one of the soprano soloists in Handel's Messiah.  Judi remains active as a performer throughout California ; she has concertized in churches and performed on San Diego television.  She studies voice with soprano, Pauline Tweed.  Judi recently recorded her first CD, titled CONSECRATION.

 

Victor and Judi

The Labenskes are Summa Cum Laude graduates of Point Loma Nazarene University of San Diego.  They enjoy presenting sacred concerts in area churches. Victor and Judi have enjoyed sharing God's word through music in congregations throughout the world.  Their concert ministry combines vocal and piano solos with congregational participation, and contemporary Christian music and with hymns and classics.  Worshiping the Lord Jesus Christ is the key element and goal in these musical services of praise and commitment.