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Martin Werner

Music Director and Conductor

The Bach Chorale of Grand Rapids

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www.leotaarts.com

Dr. H. Martin Werner
Director of the Bach Chorale, Grand Rapids, MI


www.stjohndivine.org [cached]

Martin Werner, Music Director, The Bach Chorale, Grand Rapids, Michigan


www.grbachfestival.org [cached]

The part-time professional ensemble was originally assembled by Martin Werner in 1997 to perform J.S. Bach's motet, "Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied," BWV 225, for a chamber concert during the inaugural Grand Rapids Bach Festival.
Martin Werner, Music Director Martin Werner studied orchestral conducting and cello at the Robert Schumann Conservatory in Dusseldorf , Germany , and then continued his study of choral conducting at the Musikhochschule in Frankfurt under Helmuth Rilling. Upon completion of his degree in 1981, Werner received a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service, and as a result, spent a year at California State University-Fullerton as a graduate student and student conductor of the University Singers. While there he served as student conductor of the University Singers and conducted the University's production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro. In 1982 he moved to Ann Arbor , Michigan , where he received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Conducting from the University of Michigan in 1985. During this time he served as Director of the University of Michigan Arts Chorale and as Chancel Choir Director at First United Methodist Church in Ann Arbor . He returned to Germany and served as Assistant Chorus Master for the Concert Choir of the City of Dusseldorf . In 1993, Dr. Werner returned to the U.S. and took the position of Adjunct Professor of Music at Calvin College and Interim Director of the Calvin College Alumni Choir for the spring term of 1993. He was named Director of the Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus during the 1993-1994 season. From 1993-1999, Werner served a Chorus Master of the Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus. He was appointed chorus master/coordinator of choirs for the 1997 production of Verdi's Aida by Opera Grand Rapids. He was Adjunct Professor of Choral Music and Associate Conductor of the Graduate Chorale at Michigan State University . He has also served as choir director for two Grand Rapids churches. In 1997, Dr. Werner became music director and conductor for the Bach Chorale of St. Cecilia Music Society. An experienced cellist and baritone singer, Dr. Werner also pursues a career as an artistic whistler, and is currently a visiting scholar in the orchestral conducting department at Michigan State University.


www.fountainstreet.org [cached]

Dr. Martin WernerInterim Adult Choir DirectorDr. Werner came to Fountain Street church in fall, 2005, to serve as Interim Adult Choir conductor.Dr. Werner studied cello and orchestral conducting in Dusseldorf, Germany, and studied choral conducting in Frankfurt, Germany.He received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Conducting from University of Michigan in 1985.When Dr. Werner returned to the U.S. from Germany in 1993 he held the position of Interim Director of the Calvin College Alumni Choir for one semester.From 1993-1999 he served a chorus master of the Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus, and has worked for several Grand Rapids churches.In 1997 he became music director and conductor of the Bach Chorale of St. Cecilia Music Society.He also pursues an active career as an artistic whistler and photo designer.


www.bachchoralegrandrapids.org

The Bach Chorale was originally assembled by Dr. Martin Werner to perform during the inaugural Grand Rapids Bach Festival in 1997.
Dr. Martin Werner studied orchestral conducting, cello and choral conducting in his native Germany before spending a year at California State University, Fullerton as a graduate student and student conductor of the University Singers. He received a Doctor of Musical Arts in Conducting from the University of Michigan in 1985 and later served as assistant chorus master for the Concert Choir for the City of Düsseldorf, Germany. He was chorus master of the Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus from 1993 to 1999 and has also been choir director for several Grand Rapids churches. In 1997, he became music director and conductor for the Bach Chorale of St. Cecilia Music Center.


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