March 19, 2019 I Tuesday at 6:30 pm I FREE
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral I 100 W. Roosevelt St., Phoenix
Guest Lecturer: Dr. Kevin Kriegel
The Grammy-winning Phoenix Chorale has been a resident ensemble of Trinity Cathedral for over 20 years. This special lecture, presented by the Phoenix Chorale, is inspired by their April 2019 concert series “Reflections,” and will feature a look at the ensemble’s 60-year history. Phoenix Chorale Assistant Conductor Dr. Kevin Kriegel (and tenor in the ensemble for over ten years) shares highlights of six decades of music-making through alumni stories, musical examples, and much more. Doors open at 6:00 pm.
This lecture is presented by the Phoenix Chorale with support from Music at Trinity and Trinity Cathedral.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Assistant Conductor Dr. Kevin Kriegel began his tenure with the Phoenix Chorale as a tenor in 2007. Since 2014, he has also served the Chorale as Assistant Conductor, assisting Artistic Director Charles Bruffy with programming, preparing rehearsals, and conducting selected pieces on concerts. As a tenor in the Chorale, Kevin has appeared on the Chorale’s Grammy-winning recording, Rachmaninoff’s All-night Vigil, and on Northern Lights: Choral works of Ola Gjeilo. Additional highlights with the Chorale include performing at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in New York, the Incheon Choral Festival in Seoul, South Korea, and singing at the ACDA convention in Seattle.
Kevin is the Director of Choral Activities at Glendale Community College where he conducts the Concert Choir, Community Choir, Chamber Singers, and Vocal Jazz ensemble. Under his leadership, the Glendale Community College choirs have performed several major works including Mozart’s Requiem and Vesperae solennes de confessore, Faure’s Requiem, Haydn’s Requiem, Orff’s Carmina Burana, and Schubert’s Mass in G. Read Kevin’s full bio here >
PHOENIX CHORALE LECTURE SERIES
Join the Phoenix Chorale for a unique series of lectures, weaving together Phoenix and Arizona’s musical and cultural history with the Phoenix Chorale. Each lecture is tied to the concert themes of our four Artistic Director Search finalists and explores a wide range of topics. More information at https://phoenixchorale.org/specialevents/.