George E. Tutwiler


 George E. Tutwiler

E-mailTutwiler@pts.edu
Address616 North Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Phone412-362-5610
Webhttp://www.pts.edu/tutwilerg

Instructor in Church Music and United Methodist Studies, Organist/Choirmaster, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Been at the Seminary since 1981, received his bachelor’s in music and English from Geneva College, where he was elected to Who’s Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges, and a lecturer in music. He earned a certificate in theological studies from Wesley Theological Seminary, and his further graduate studies were taken at Union (NY) Theological Seminary School of Sacred Music and the University of Pittsburgh. Widely known as a recitalist, conductor, clinician and lecturer, he was dean of the Pittsburgh Chapter, American Guild of Organists, and served as a member of the Guild’s National Council for eight years as councilor for the Mid-Atlantic States; he also served a six-year term as the national director of the Committee on Seminary and Denominational Relations. He is a vice president of the Pittsburgh Concert Society. An ordained elder in The United Methodist Church, he is a member of the World Methodist Council. Tutwiler was for nearly 40 years an associate pastor/minister of music at three Pittsburgh area churches (First United Methodist Church of Pittsburgh, Eastminster Presbyterian Church, and Coraopolis United Methodist Church). A member of the American Guild of Organists, The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada, and the Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts, his research interests revolve around global congregational song, and the renewal of liturgy and music in the Christian Church. He has published several articles and reviews.

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