October 16, 2022
— At age 12, Wachtman served as the organist and music director at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Defiance. He received his Bachelor of Music degree in Keyboard Performance at Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music. He is currently serving as organist at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Bloomington, Indiana, and is working toward a Master of Music degree in Organ Performance at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music.
Wachtman has participated in numerous masterclasses. He earned first prize in the 2019 AGO/Quimby Young Organist Competition and was also the winner of the undergraduate prize in the 2020 Immanuel Lutheran Church Organ Scholar Competition in Evanston, Illinois.
St. John UCC
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