Meg Cutting is appointed organ scholar for St. James Episcopal Cathedral, Chicago, Illinois, effective in August.
Cutting is a graduate student at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music and the Yale School of Music, New Haven, Connecticut, pursuing a Master of Music degree in organ performance in the studio of Martin Jean. She earned a Bachelor of Music degree from Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York, where she studied with Nathan Laube. She is a native of Salem-Keizer, Oregon, where she studied piano and organ with Pamela Miller. She was a finalist in the Taylor Organ Competition in Atlanta, Georgia, and an E. Power Biggs Fellow of the Organ Historical Society in 2015.
She has been featured on Pipedreams Live! and has performed in venues such as Slee Hall at the University of Buffalo and Central Synagogue in New York City. She currently serves as the Wilson Family Sacred Music Intern at Brick Presbyterian Church, New York City, where she works under minister of music Keith Tóth. She replaces Isaac Drewes, who has been appointed associate director of music and worship for Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota.