John Edwards has accompanied Canterbury Voices since 2013. He is also organist at the First Presbyterian Church of Oklahoma City, where he has served since 1991. Mr. Edwards is active as an accompanist and currently also accompanies the Edmond Community Chorale and several choirs at Oklahoma City University, where he served as University Organist, for the 2014-2015 academic school year. He has been guest accompanist for many soloists: vocal and instrumental; choral groups and conductors including Paul Salomonovich conducting the Duruflé Requiem.

In addition to playing keyboards, Mr. Edwards is a professional flutist and has the distinction of having performed on eight different flute or keyboard instruments with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic. He performs regularly on the Kemp Concert Series hosted by First Presbyterian Church. His performances throughout the Southwest, California, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan and England, have won the respect of his peers and the acclaim of local critics, whether appearing on the concert stage with his flute, or at the organ console in churches and recital halls.

Mr. Edwards received his Bachelor of Music degree from Oklahoma City University where he also did post-graduate work. His organ instructors have included Curtis Chambers, Dr. Wilma Jensen and Dr. Antone Godding. His piano instructors were JonEvah Murray and Robert Laughlin. John has recorded professionally with pianist Rondal J. Wallace and is a co-founding member of the instrumental ensemble Oklahoma City RONDEAU. Mr. Edwards holds the Colleague (CAGO) Certificate from the American Guild of Organists and is a member of the National Flute Association and the Oklahoma Flute Society.