Minister of Music
A life-long Episcopalian, Jamie comes to us with over 40 years of experience as a Choirmaster/Organist. He began his academic career majoring in voice and composition. Later, Mr. Wilcutts studied organ/liturgical music with John Holtz at the Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford and participated in master classes held by Anthony Newman and Marie-Claire Alain. He also studied with Robert Plimpton at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church.
Jamie began composing music at 15. He has received commissions from chamber music ensembles (L’Alt Baroque Quartette, Hartford CT; The Fairmount Brass Quartet, Philadelphia, PA) as well as several churches. In 2011, Mr. Wilcutts won the American Choral Directors’ Assoc.-PA (ACDA) Composition Contest with his choral work Deus Meus. Several of Jamie’s compositions can be heard on his YouTube channel – “Secular Liturgies: Jamie Dawson Wilcutts.”
Mrs. Gentile filled the role of PA as a volunteer beginning in March 2020. She accepted the official part-time position in August 2021.