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Gerard Sundberg

Baritone

Gerard Sundberg

Biography

Performances for the 2015-16 season included J.S. Bach cantatas BWV 33 and 182 with The Minnesota Chorale and MN Bach Ensemble; Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem with The Chicago Master Singers; Händel Messiah with Duke University, North Carolina; Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols with The Minnetonka Choral Society, MN; Mendelsohn Elijah with The Apollo Chorus of Chicago; Fauré Requiem with Northside United Methodist Church, Atlanta, GA: Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem with the Two Rivers Chorale, Minnesota; and J.S. Bach cantatas BWV 31, 66, 68 with the Peoria Bach Festival, IL.


This season (2016-17) will include Handel
Messiah with the Atlanta Symphony and Chamber Chorus; Finzi In Terra Pax with Northside United Methodist Church, Atlanta, GA; Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem with the North Carolina Master Chorale, Raleigh, NC; Mendelssohn Elijah with Bel Canto Chorus, Milwaukee, WI; and TBA J.S. Bach cantatas with the Peoria Bach Festival, IL.

Dr. Sundberg is a graduate of Bethel College (St. Paul, MN), and holds both Master of Fine Arts and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the University of Minnesota where he studied voice with Clifton Ware and Roy Schuessler.  He is presently Professor Emeritus of Voice at Wheaton Conservatory of Music (Wheaton, IL), where he taught studio voice and vocal pedagogy. He recently relocated to the Twin City area, and is an adjunct voice professor at Bethel University. Mr. Sundberg is also an active church musician, and vocal and choral clinician.  His three recordings are “Singer on a Journey”, including four sacred song cycles by Brahms, Beethoven, Vaughan Williams and Carlisle Floyd; “Songs for the Journey” and “Songs Through Endless Ages” including arrangements by Edwin Childs of hymns and gospel songs.


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