We are happy to report that CCM Assistant Professor of Ensembles and Conducting L. Brett Scott has been appointed as Music Director of Cincinnati’s Musica Sacra Chorus.
Scott was nominated by Dr. Helmut J. Roehrig, who founded Musica Sacra in 1965. Dr. Roehrig will now assume the title and duties of Music Director Emeritus, and will continue to be involved in some decision-making aspects of the Chorus.
Scott has been a faculty member at CCM since 2007. He conducts the CCM Chorale and the Opera D’Arte undergraduate operas, and is also director of Cincinnati Camerata.
He is currently Vice President of the National Collegiate Choral Association, and has conducted, taught and lectured in Canada, Portugal and Cuba as well as throughout the United States. At the recent 2013 Portugal International Choral Festival, he conducted the ESML Chamber Choir to Gold and a first place finish in their category.
About Musica Sacra
Musica Sacra is an ecumenical chorus dedicated to preserving sacred music. Its repertoire includes major works by Bach, Handel, Hayden, Mozart, Beethoven, Bruckner, Durufle, Tippet, Lauridsen and Rutter. In addition to performing free concerts before Tri-state audiences, the chorus has presented concerts in historic churches in Germany, Austria, Italy and Switzerland.
Musica Sacra was awarded a Silver Certificate in the 2012 World Choir Games in Cincinnati, and performs three concerts annually. The upcoming 2014-15 season marks the 49th year of Musica Sacra’s distinguished presence in Cincinnati’s arts community. The 60-member chorus is open to anyone with choral experience and the desire to study and perform sacred choral masterpieces.
Learn more about the chorus by visiting musica-sacra.org.