Director of Music
Born in Pittsburgh, PA, Rich Krehnovi is a central Ohio musician, receiving his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music Composition at The Ohio State University. His collegiate studies were on the also saxophone, but he considers his primary instrument to be organ, which he started in the 2nd grade. He was a studio engineer at WOSU-TV, and has toured the east coast playing Oldies music. After leading music at St. Brendan the Navigator, he became Director of Music at St. Elizabeth Church, and joined the St. John Neumann staff in August, 2020.
Outside of music, Rich enjoys woodworking and the outdoors. He visits Lake Erie annually with his boat, and is getting his 3 young girls interested in fishing and tubing. He married Kristy in 2010, sharing an interest in ballroom dancing and live music. Rich as a brother and 4 sisters that travel to Mansfield, OH for family gatherings at their parents’ home.
His ideal weekend involves lawn chairs, country music, and fair foods. Don’t worry…he still makes it to Sunday morning Mass!
St. John Neumann Catholic Church
9633 East State Route 37
Sunbury, OH 43074