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Matthew Wachtman

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Matthew Wachtman is an active organist and collaborative musician from Defiance, Ohio. He currently serves as Organist at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Bloomington, Indiana. Beginning at age 12, he served as Organist and Music Director at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Defiance. Matthew is currently earning the Master of Music degree in Organ Performance at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he studies with Dr. Christopher Young. He received the Bachelor of Music degree in Keyboard Performance at Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Nicole Keller.

He has performed in masterclasses with Chelsea Chen, Dr. Timothy Olsen, and Todd Wilson and has been invited to play concerts in Ohio, Michigan, and Illinois. Matthew earned first prize in the 2019 AGO/Quimby Young Organist Competition held in Cleveland and was also the winner of the undergraduate prize in the 2020 Immanuel Lutheran Church Organ Scholar Competition in Evanston, IL.


October 16
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Stroede Center for the Arts
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St. John United Church of Christ
950 Webster Street
Defiance, OH 43512 United States
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