Michael Pfitzer is the Choral Associate at Harvard University and is the assistant conductor of the Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus and the Harvard Summer Chorus, and the chief staff administrator for the Harvard Choruses.
Mr. Pfitzer is also the Choral Director at Framingham State University, Director of Music at First Parish Church of Stow and Acton in Stow, MA, and director of the Wakefield Choral Society. He was previously the director of the Cambridge Community Chorus, during which time he prepared the chorus for performances of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony (Boston Civic Symphony) and the choruses from Tosca (Cambridge Symphony Orchestra). He has also directed choirs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he taught the University Chorus and Masters Singers. Mr. Pfitzer has been an assistant conductor with the UW-Madison Concert Choir, the Madison Symphony Chorus, and the Tufts University Concert Choir and Chamber Singers.
Mr. Pfitzer earned an M.M. degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a B.A. degree in Music and History from Tufts University. He is currently a student in the D.M.A. program in Conducting at Boston University.