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Mark M.
Worcester, Massachusetts
Students who study with me learn a technique based on clear, focused vowels, with a ringing tone. I am able to teach art song in Latin, German, French, Italian, and English, as well as operatic and musical theater styles. I am interested especially that young singers begin on a good foundation with repertoire suitable for their voices. I help my students achieve goals such as placement in choirs and participation in vocal public performance.
About Mark M.

I am an active performer eager to teach organ, piano, voice, and provide collaborative keyboard accompaniment to vocalists. I teach youth and adults. Private lessons are given at my church in Worcester or online through the TakeLessons platform. I also teach in-home piano lessons. My students have gone on to undergraduate and graduate performance schools and hold full-time positions in churches, schools, and other performing organizations around the country. I believe music is not only an aesthetic pursuit, but also a primary way to develop one's sense of self-esteem, community, trust, openness, and character. Building skill as a musician exercises the brain, builds logic, and fosters discipline. I am the Dean of the Worcester Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Members of Trinity Lutheran Church, Worcester get a discount of 50% off all lesson rates posted here on TakeLessons. Message me to receive instructions on how to take advantage of these great rates.

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Master of Music, Choral Conducting

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Classical Voice
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I have been taking organ lessons with Mark Mummert since May, 2020. He is an excellent teacher. I am an accompanist at a small church. I started as a pianist but there is a greater need in our community for organists. Mark has been so valuable in improving my organ playing. He has emphasized organ fundamentals as well as technique. I am impressed as to how much we have accomplished with virtual lessons.

Posted Dec 28, 2021

It is obvious that Mark M. is a well seasoned teacher who doesn't waste time so that a great deal of material can be explained and demonstrated. I am happy to have found someone who can guide me for many years and understands the demands on a church organist.

Posted Sep 9, 2021
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Lily enjoys her lessons and I can already see an improvement in both skill and confidence after only 3 lessons. Thank you!

Posted Apr 7, 2021
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Oct 2016 - Present
Trinity Lutheran Church, Worcester
Director of congregational music ministry. Organist for all liturgies. Conductor of the Trinity Choir and Trinity Choristers. Artistic Director of the Music at Trinity series.
Distinguished Visiting Cantor
Jun 2015 - Dec 2015
Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg
Cantor to the daily chapel. Conductor of the Seminary Choir.
Director of Worship
Aug 2008 - Feb 2015
Christ the King Lutheran Church, Houston, TX
Organist for all congregational liturgies. Conductor of the Chorus, Choristers, and Junior Choristers. Organist for Bach Society Houston
Seminary Musician
Jul 1990 - Jun 2008
Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia
Organist for daily chapel; Director of the Seminary Choir; Instructor of applied organ, service playing, and courses in hymnody and church music.
Master of Music, Choral Conducting
Sep 1987 - Jun 1989
Temple University, Esther Boyer College of Music
Bachelor of Music, Organ Performance
Sep 1983 - Jun 1987
Temple University, Esther Boyer College of Music
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
Limited Proficiency
Association of Lutheran Church Musicians
Aug 1989
The Association of Lutheran Church Musicians is a service and professional organization dedicated to strengthening the ministry of worship and music in the Lutheran church. ALCM serves through a wide range of publications, conferences, and local, regional, and national events. Membership is drawn from all major Lutheran bodies and is open to all church musicians, pastors, congregations, and lay people who share the goals of the organization.
American Guild of Organists
Sep 1983
The mission of the American Guild of Organists is to enrich lives through organ and choral music. To achieve this we: 1. Encourage excellence in the performance of organ and choral music 2.Inspire, educate, and offer certification for organists and choral conductors 3. Provide networking, fellowship, and mutual support 4.Nurture future generations of organists 5. Promote the organ in its historic and evolving roles; and 6. Engage wider audiences with organ and choral music.

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Classical Voice
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