Director of Music
Michael Chertock has been with St. Barnabas for 20 years. His experience and dedication have made our music program one of the strongest church music programs in the region.
In addition to his responsibilities as Music Director, he also participates in our Outreach program, performing benefit concerts for Habitat for Humanity and Cincinnati Respite Care.
Michael received his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in music from the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music He is a successful piano soloist and conductor, appearing with orchestras internationally. He is currently symphony pianist with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
Outside the CSO, he is Chair of the Piano Department at CCM, Conductor of the Blue Ash/Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, and the associate artistic director of the Linton Chamber Music Series.