Louisville Chorus

Daniel Blosser, Artistic Director

2023-2024 Season

Artistic Director

Daniel Blosser

Daniel Blosser

Daniel C. Blosser is proud to be the new Artistic Director of the Louisville Chorus. He is enjoying an active and versatile career as a conductor, composer, educator, and singer. He is the Director of Music and Worship at Christ Church United Methodist in Louisville, Kentucky, where he conducts five choirs and oversees their robust music program of over five hundred volunteers. In 2014, he was named the Choral Conducting Fellow of May Festival Chorus in Cincinnati under the direction of Robert Porco. He served on the choral faculty of Butler University, conducting the University Choir and Chamber Choir, the voice faculty of the University of Indianapolis, and was the Performing Arts Department Chair and Director of Choirs at Covenant Christian High School in Indianapolis. He is a former Artistic Director of the Masterworks Chorale in Muncie, Indiana, where his conducting credits included Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Requiem, Beethoven’s Mass in C, Bach’s Magnificat, and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms. Other credits include Haydn’s Missa in tempore belli, Fauré’s Requiem, Duruflé’s Requiem, and Schubert’s Mass No. 2 in G major. He has also prepared numerous choruses for symphony orchestras, including performances of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Vaughan Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem, Haydn’s Creation, Stravinsky’s Les noces, and Honegger’s Joan of Arc and the Stake.

 

Daniel is also in demand as soloist and recitalist specializing in early music. He has sung the Evangelist roles for both the Johannes Passion and the Matthäus Passion of Bach as well as performances of Bach’s B Minor Mass, Christmas Oratorio, and Magnificat. Other solo engagements have included performances with the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra, the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, and the Bach Collegium in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He has also sung with Musik Ekklesia, Mon Choer, Vocal Arts Ensemble, The Meridian Vocal Consort, KammerBach, and Apollo’s Voice. His voice teachers have included David Adams, Daniel Weeks, Scharmal Schrock, and Kathleen Hacker.

 

Daniel earned his DMA in Choral Conducting from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, where his teachers include Earl Rivers, L. Brett Scott, and Aik Kai Pung. He earned his MM in Choral Conducting from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where his teachers included William Jon Gray, John Poole, and Jan Harrington. He also holds a BM in Music Education from the University of Indianapolis. Daniel composes sacred choral anthems and other works which are published via Hedgerow Music Publishing. He lives in Louisville with his wife and two children, and he aspires to be just like them when he grows up.