• My background is Protestant so I benefited from the great Bible teaching that was provided there... I did love the more culturally classical things, like Irish music, which I think is some of the most congregational-style music when you think of... 'St. Patrick's Breastplate' (and) 'Danny Boy.' These are traditional Irish melodies. I think being brought up there (Ireland) gave me a sense of melody that is very attuned to congregational singing.

    "Composer/performer Keith Getty is celebrating an Irish Christmas at venues across the USA". Interview with John W. Kennedy, December 5, 2014.
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