Morgan Luttig, Ph.D. is an enthusiastic choral director, music educator, and clinician. She is currently the Director of Choral Activities at The University of Alabama where she directs the university choirs and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in choral conducting and techniques. Under her direction, the University of Alabama choral program has grown by over 45% in enrollment, and two curricular choral ensembles have been added to the course offerings.
Luttig has presented at professional development conferences across the country including the National American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Student Leadership Academy, National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Eastern Region, Florida Music Educators Association (FMEA), and the California Choral Directors Association (CCDA). She also serves as Associate Editor of Recording Reviews for the National Collegiate Choral Organization's (NCCO) The Choral Scholar. An active researcher, Luttig's scholarly interests include conducting pedagogy, inclusive programming, student engagement, and representation in the choral arts.
Luttig is an active clinician, recently serving as clinician/conductor for the All-East Tennessee SSAA Honor Choir (2022), Mississippi Community College Choral Festival (2023), and FSU Summer Choral Camp among other events. Additional invited conducting roles include working with the Princeton Girlchoir and Princeton Boychoir, Westminster Neighborhood Children's Choir, RISE Chorales, Savannah Children’s Choir. She also serves as adjudicator for choral festivals across the country.
Noted for her leadership in the American Choral Directors Association, Luttig currently serves as ACDA Southern Region Conference App Chair. She previously served as 2020 and 2022 Southern Region Honor Choirs Chair, 2018 Southern Region Children's Honor Choir Coordinator, Co-Coordinator of the 2017 National Children’s Honor Choir, and Assistant Coordinator of the 2016 Southern Division Treble Honor Choir.
She earned her Ph.D. in Music Education (Choral Conducting) from Florida State University where she received an Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for the 2020-2021 academic year following nominations from faculty and students. In addition to her assistantship responsibilities at the university, Luttig served as assistant conductor and treasurer for the Festival Singers of Florida. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Luttig also co-founded and co-directed the Her Story Virtual Summer Music Camps, serving girls around the country through music and leadership training.
Prior to Tallahassee, Luttig was Visiting Choral Director and Visiting Instructor of Music at Washington and Lee University, where she directed The University Singers, Cantatrici, and The Men’s Glee Club, and mentored students in the Choral Conducting Mentorship Program. Her top auditioned ensemble toured internationally in the spring, performing in venues around Scotland. Previously, she taught 6th grade general music in Princeton, NJ, and PreK-12 at St. Andrew’s School in Savannah, Georgia as Choral Director and General Music Teacher.
Luttig has performed as a choral soprano across the country with ensembles such as the Festival Singers of Florida, Westminster Kantorei, Westminster Symphonic Choir, and the Westminster Jubilee Singers. She has also performed with the Savannah Philharmonic Chorus, iCantori Choral Ensemble, and the First Presbyterian Church of Savannah Chancel Choir.
Luttig received her Ph.D. in Music Education - Choral Conducting from Florida State University. She also holds a Master of Music Education - Choral Emphasis degree from Westminster Choir College and a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree from Washington and Lee University.