Resume

 

Solo Concert & Oratorio

 

2016

Seven Songs for Planet Earth*, Olli Kortekangas

*Midwest Premiere!

Masterworks Chorale, Minneapolis, MN

Stabat Mater, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

BWV 170 Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust, J. S. Bach

South Dakota Symphony, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
 

2015

Gloria, Antonio Vivaldi

From Weihnachtslieder, Opus 8, Peter Cornelius

Nativity Episcopal Church, Burnsville, MN
American & German National Anthems Tag der Deutschen Einheit, St. Paul, MN
BWV 134 Ein Herz, das seinen Jesum lebend weiß, J. S. Bach Westwood Lutheran Church, St. Louis Park, MN
Requiem, Mozart Phipps Oratorio Society, Hudson, WI
St. John Passion, J. S. Bach Bach Society of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
 

2014

Les Nuits d'été, Berlioz

Mesabi Symphony Orchestra, Virginia, MN

Ode for St. Cecilia's Day, Purcell

Magnificat, Schubert

St. Catherine Choral Society, St. Paul, MN

Petite Messe Solennelle, Rossini

Bel Canto Chorus, Milwaukee, WI

Kaksi vanhaa suomalaista virttä

Two Old Finnish Hymns, Olli Kortekangas

World Premiere

Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN
Komm, du süßer Todesstunde, BWV 161 Elm Ensemble, Minneapolis, MN
 

 

 

2013

Christmas Oratorio

Bach Society of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

Brich dem Hungrigen dein Brot, BWV 39

Olivet Congregational Church, St. Paul, MN

Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit BWV 106

Elm Ensemble, Minneapolis, MN

Requiem - Duruflé

Bel Canto Chorus; Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Requiem - Mozart

St. John's Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN

Messiah

St. Catherine Choral Society, St. Paul, MN

Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin, BWV 125

Elm Ensemble, Minneapolis, MN

 

 

 

2012

Stabat Mater

St. Mark's Lutheran, N St. Paul, MN

St. John Passion

Bach Society of Minnesota

Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection" (Mahler)

Chippewa Valley Symphony

 

 

 

2011

Messiah

St. John's Lutheran, Como Park Lutheran, MN

Requiem - Mozart

Bel Canto Chorus, Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra

Requiem - Mozart

Bel Canto Chorus; Mercedes and Buenos Aires, Argentina

Lord Nelson Mass

Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, Edina, MN

Composer’s Salon

American Composer’s Forum

Stabat Mater

St. Mark's Lutheran, N St. Paul, MN

Spring Reverberations

St. Paul & Northfield, MN; Ellenville, NY

 

 

 

2008-2010

Messiah (sing-along!)

Como Park Lutheran, Saint Paul, MN

Messiah

St. John's Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN

Stabat Mater

Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra

Stabat Mater

Schubert Club & St. Michael's Church, Stillwater, MN

Messiah

St. John's Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN

Midsummer Night’s Dream:  Fairy #2

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

 Messiah  St. John's Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN
 

 

2004-2007 (Germany)

Songs of Praise & Thanksgiving

Leipzig, Germany

Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Germany

Paulus

Nordhorn, Germany

Ch’io mi scordi di te? (K. 505)

Amerikanisches Chorfestival, Gewandhaus zu Leipzig

Requiem

Musikverein Lippstadt, Germany

Christmas Oratorio

Musikverein Lippstadt, Germany

 

 

1998-2002

Grand Pianola Music:  Solo Voice II

Manhattan School of Music

Pascal’s Contemplation (Pritsker)

Merkin Hall, New York, NY

Death Baby (Gabriel)

Augsburg College

 

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Education

Composer-Librettist Studio

Nautilus Music-Theater

St. Paul, MN

2008

CELTA Certificate (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Hamburg School of English / University of Cambridge

Hamburg, Germany

2005

Deutsch - Mittelstufe II

Goethe-Institut

Düsseldorf, Germany

2003

M.M., Classical Voice

Manhattan School of Music

New York, NY

2003

B.M. in Performance

Augsburg College

Minneapolis, MN

2001

Wesley Balk Singer-Actor Masterclass

Nautilus Music-Theater

St. Paul, MN

2000

First Act Musical Theater Camp

Chanhassen Dinner Theaters

Chanhassen, MN

1996

Augsburg College Music Theater Workshop

Augsburg College

Minneapolis, MN

1994

Arts World Fine Arts Camp

UW-Stevens Point

Stevens Point, WI

1994, 1993

Acting and Musical Theater Classes

Stagedoor Players Dramatic Arts Center

New Richmond, WI

1992-1993

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Awards & Recognition

Finalist, Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award; Art Song Division

The American Prize

Chicago, IL

2014

Co-winner, Regional Artist’s Competition

Bel Canto Chorus

Milwaukee, WI

2010

Winner, Concerto-Aria Contest

Augsburg College

Minneapolis, MN

2001

Schubert Club Special Grant

Schubert Club

St. Paul, MN

2001

Hognander Family Music Award

Augsburg College

Minneapolis, MN

2000

Schubert Club Competition Finalist

Schubert Club

St. Paul, MN

2000

Scholarship Recipient

Thursday Musical

Minneapolis, MN

2000

Winner, Concerto-Aria Contest

Augsburg College

Minneapolis, MN

1999

Winner, Minnesota NATS

St. John’s University

Collegeville, MN

1999

Scholarship Recipient

Thursday Musical

Minneapolis, MN

1999

Languages

Spoken & Sung:

Near-native German (Accent-free)

Swabian

 

Sung:

British/Mid-Atlantic English

Finnish

French

Italian

Latin

Spanish

Vietnamese

Natural mimic for languages

Conductors

Brent Baldwin

Paul Boehnke

Sergey Bogza

Patricia C. Connors

David Gilbert

Hans Graf

Richard Hynson

Roger Nierenberg

Steve Osgood

Laurent Pillot

Burkhard A. Schmitt

Nobuyoshi Yasuda