MORGAN LUTTIG is an enthusiastic choral director, music educator, musical director, vocalist, and pianist. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Music Education - Choral Conducting at Florida State University, where she acts as Assistant Conductor for the University Singers. She also serves as production manager for the annual FSU Seasonal Celebration. In 2019-2020, Morgan acted as Graduate Teaching Assistant and Assistant Conductor for the Tallahassee Community Chorus, and she is also honored to serve as treasurer for the Festival Singers of Florida. In addition, she is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of Her Story Virtual Summer Music Camps. Previously, she was Visiting Choral Director and Visiting Instructor of Music at Washington and Lee University for the 2018-2019 academic year, where she directed directed The University Singers, Cantatrici, and The Men’s Glee Club, and worked with students in the Choral Conducting Mentorship Program.
Morgan received her Master of Music Education - Choral Emphasis degree from Westminster Choir College. Prior to graduate school, she was the Choral Director and General Music Teacher for Preschool through 12th grade at St. Andrew's School in Savannah, Georgia. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree from Washington and Lee University, as well as her K-12 vocal and instrumental teaching certification.
Morgan sang with Westminster Kantorei, Westminster Symphonic Choir, Westminster Jubilee Singers, and Westminster Master Singers while completing her masters degree. In addition, she acted as a Conducting Fellow for the Princeton Girlchoir and Princeton Boychoir, as well as Associate Conductor for the Westminster Neighborhood Children's Choir. For her Graduate Assistantship in Music Education, Morgan was the 6th Grade General Music Teacher at John Witherspoon Middle School.
While teaching in Savannah, Morgan participated in numerous choral ensembles such as the Savannah Philharmonic Chorus, iCantori Choral Ensemble, and the First Presbyterian Church of Savannah Chancel Choir. She also served as Assistant Artistic Director for RISE Chorales, a community choral group that seeks to "Revolutionize and Inspire Singing Excellence" among local middle school and high school students. She was selected to be a Conducting Fellow for the Savannah Children's Choir during her second year of teaching. Morgan directed seven choral ensembles at St. Andrew’s School ranging from 3rd through 12th grade, in addition to teaching Pre-K3, Kindergarten, and 2nd Grade general music.
Morgan has led a private piano studio, and worked as music director for the Savannah Children’s Theatre. She is a part of the National Association for Music Educators (NAfME), Organization of American Kodály Educators (OAKE), Chorus America, and the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), where she serves as 2022 Southern Region Honor Choirs Co-Chair, and previously served as the 2020 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. As an undergraduate, Morgan was the assistant conductor for the three choral ensembles at Washington and Lee and acted as president of the University Singers in her senior year of college. She also participated in multiple instrumental ensembles, performed as the lead in the school operetta, and was music director for an a cappella group on campus. Morgan is a composer and arranger, writing works for middle school, high school and collegiate ensembles. She was inspired to become a teacher by former educators that went above and beyond to make learning exciting every day. Her choral ensembles are known for having vocal energy and perseverance.
American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Southern Region Honor Choirs Co-Chair (2022) - Raleigh, NC Panelist - National Conference Student Leadership Academy (2021) - Virtual Florida State University Student Chapter Co-President (2020-Present) - Tallahassee, FL Southern Region Honor Choirs Chair (2020) - Mobile, AL Washington and Lee University Student Chapter Advisor (2018-2019) - Lexington, VA Southern Division Children's Honor Choir Coordinator (2018) - Louisville, KY National Treble Honor Choir Co-Coordinator (2017) – Minneapolis, MN Southern Treble Honor Choir Assistant Coordinator (2016) – Chattanooga, TN Adjudicator for Southern Division Women’s Choir (2015) Washington and Lee Student Chapter Co-Founder (2012), President (2013-2014), Vice President (2012-2013) - Lexington, VA National Collegiate Choral Organization (NCCO) Chorus America National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Tri-M Music Honor Society Advisor (2015-2017) Florida Music Educators Association (FMEA) Session Presenter - "Staying Relevant: New Teaching Pedagogies From and For Our Students" (2021)