Spotlight on abuse: Episcopal music director Julian Wachner

By | March 11, 2023
Julian Wachner

Julian Wachner was fired from his position as Director of Music at Trinity Wall Street after 2022 allegations by Mary Poole, formerly of the Julliard School, that he sexually assaulted her at a 2014 music festival. Poole had hired him as a director.

Several days later, Trinity Wall Street suspended Wachner. He was terminated the following day, prior to completion of the investigation into the sexual assault allegations, based on “recent information that Julian has otherwise conducted himself in a manner that is inconsistent with our expectations of anyone who occupies a leadership position.”

Wachner denies the allegations and posted his version of events on his website,

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