returns to Denver to inaugurate the newly installed antiphonal organ.
As the University Organist at Princeton University his responsibilities include playing for weekly services at the Chapel, Academic Ceremonies, and solo concerts. He also coordinates the weekly After Noon Concert Series at the University Chapel. In addition, Mr. Plutz is rehearsal accompanist for the Westminster Symphonic Choir at Westminster Choir College of Rider University, and Princeton Pro Musica, both in Princeton, NJ. He is also Lecturer in Music and Instructor of Organ at Princeton University, maintains a private studio of organ students, and is Dean of the Central New Jersey Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.
As an organ concert soloist, Mr. Plutz, has accepted engagements in distinguished locations across the United States and abroad including Germany, Austria, Philadelphia (Verizon Hall, the Wanamaker Organ, Longwood Gardens), New York City (Avery Fisher Hall, Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, Cathedral of St. John the Divine), Washington, DC (Washington National Cathedral), and San Francisco (Grace Cathedral). He has been a featured artist at two Regional Conventions of the American Guild of Organists (Region III in 2007, Regions I & II in 2011), and at the 2010 National AGO Convention in Washington, DC, Mr. Plutz performed twice, in collaboration with two local groups. His playing has been broadcast on “With Heart and Voice,” “Pipedreams,” and “the Wanamaker Organ Hour.”
Originally from Rock Island, Illinois, Mr. Plutz earned a Bachelor of Music degree, magna cum laude, from Westminster Choir College of Rider University and a Master of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music. From 1995 through 2004, Mr. Plutz was organist and director of music at Church of the Epiphany in Washington, D.C. and performed with numerous DC organizations.
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