Christoph Tietze, D.S.M.
Christoph Tietze is Fellow and Professor of Sacred Music. Dr. Tietze began his organ studies at age 10 in his native Germany. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in music from San Jose State University, Master of Music and Master of Musical Arts degrees from Yale University’s Institute of Sacred Music, and the Doctor of Sacred Music from the Graduate Theological Foundation, completing his coursework at St. Benet’s Hall, Oxford University, and Sarum College in Salisbury, England. Dr. Tietze has held music director positions at cathedrals on the East and West coast for 23 years and is currently Music Director/Organist at St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco, California. He has lectured throughout the United States and Europe on Gregorian chant, the introits, children’s choirs, improvisation, and the music of Karg-Elert, and his books on the introits are published by Liturgy Training Publications and World Library Publications.
- Communion Antiphons for the Easter Season
- Hymn Introit for the Liturgical Year
- Introit Hymns for the Church Year
- Roman Catholic (Laity)
- Church Music (Catholic)
- Thesis Supervision
- Project Consultant
- Online Courses
- MUS 502 The Complete Children’s Choir
- MUS 505 Foundations in Liturgy
- MUS 506 Gregorian Chant: The Proper Chants of The Mass
- MUS 510 Methods of Musical Archaeology: The Origins of the Proper Chants of the Roman Mass
- MUS 512 Processional Chants: A Pilgrim People Sings