My choral conducting professor, Dr. Jo-Michael Scheibe
was a great resource for my understanding of how choral technique influenced my editorial work on Christus.
tutelage I learned how to distinguish between different styles of German pronunciation (sometimes with the aid of his
dear mother), which ultimately affected the score materially.
The IPA transliteration resulted directly from the understanding I gained from working with Dr. Scheibe
As Director of Choral Studies at the University of Miami (Prof. Scheibe is now Chair, Department of Choral and Sacred Music and Professor of Choral Music at the University of Southern California), Dr. Scheibe made numerous allowances for me due to extended trips to Europe, the crazy-making deadlines I had to achieve and the impossible amount of work The Project entailed.
review of the vocal score was particularly helpful, given his
experienced eye and vast knowledge of choral music.
Moreover, his work as a choral editor brought a deeper level of understanding and guidance to the work I undertook.
Thank you, Dr. Scheibe
for all you have done on my behalf.