Dr. Michael Krentz, AIM
Director of Music Ministries and Seminary Cantor, Director of the TEEM Program
Dr. Krentz joined LTSP in July 2009 as Director of Music Ministries and Seminary Cantor. An Associate in Ministry in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Dr. Krentz comes to LTSP with some 30 years experience in parish music. He received Bachelor, Master, and Doctor of Music degrees from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. He is a past Dean of the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, and has served in the leadership of the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, including chairperson of ALCM’s 1997 national conference, president of Region 1, and national Secretary-Treasurer. In addition to leading the seminary choir and providing musical leadership for seminary worship, Dr. Krentz’s part time role includes teaching in the first professional curriculum and guiding Master of Arts in Religion students in the Liturgy and Music Specialization.
Dr. Krentz was appointed director of the LTSP TEEM program in July 2012.