Vocal Region 3 – South

Vocal Division Region 3

 

Kurt von Kampen to conduct

All Region Choir

 

Kurt E. von Kampen is the fourth conductor in the 76-year history of the University A Cappella Choir. Before coming to Concordia in 1998, he served as head of the choral program at Concordia University in Ann Arbor, Michigan and as director of music at Lutheran High School in Westland and Northwest in the Detroit area. He is a member of the American Choral Directors Association, the Nebraska Choral Directors Association, and the National Association for Music Education (MENC). From 2004 to 2007, he served on the LCMS Commission on Worship. In 2007 he received the university’s annual award for excellence in teaching. Kurt has conducted the honor choir for the National Youth Gathering for the past four gatherings. He was awarded the 2012 Choral Director of the year award by the Nebraska Choral Directors Association.

In addition to conducting choirs, von Kampen enjoys composing music, leading youth choirs and clinics, and teaching courses related to choral music. His choral compositions are available from Concordia Publishing House and Colla Voce music publications. He and his wife Dory have four children: David, Paul, Rachel and Andrea.

 

Treble Choir Repertoire

Jubilate Deo

Peter Anglea – Hinshaw Music, Inc Publisher ID: 08764836

Alway Something Sings

Forrest Dan Hal Leonard Publisher ID: 00152535

The Poet Sings

Stroope, Z. Randall Heritage Music Press 1998 15/1376H SSA, piano

Music Down in my Soul

Hogan, arr. Hal Leonard 2002 8743329 SSA, piano