Ethan McCollum

Ethan is a classical pianist and choral conductor from Berea, Kentucky. He has been an accompanist for the Louisville Ballet since 2018. He regularly accompanies instrumentalists, singers, and choirs throughout the Kentuckiana area, and is also an experienced large ensemble and pit pianist. He performs solo and chamber music, most notably with violist Lydia Mercer in the touring Mercer-McCollum duo.

Ethan received both his bachelor’s degree in piano performance and master’s degree in choral conducting from the University of Louisville. He has played piano at First Unitarian since the summer of 2013, and became the choir director in 2016.