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THE HUDSON VALLEY'S SELECT VOCAL ENSEMBLE
Press Package for Kairos: A Consort of Singers and Artistic Director, Edward Lundergan
Kairos: A Consort of Singers is a select vocal ensemble dedicated to the performance of unaccompanied choral literature from the Medieval to the present. The group is Artist-in-Residence at Holy Cross Monastery in West Park, NY and performs throughout the Hudson Valley and beyond. Kairos is celebrating its 23rd anniversary as the premiere vocal ensemble of the Hudson Valley!
Kairos presents the Bach Cantata Series, with performances of the church cantatas of J. S. Bach at various times throughout the year at Holy Cross Monastery. Now in its eleventh year, the series has elicited an enormously enthusiastic response by the public and has received wide critical acclaim. Kairos also presents historically-informed performances of the great Baroque choral works each fall, including the Monteverdi 1610 Vespers, Handel's Dixit Dominus, Purcell's King Arthur and Bach's majestic Mass in B Minor.
DR. EDWARD LUNDERGAN
Edward Lundergan, Artistic Director (center) Director of Choral Activities at the State University of New York at New Paltz. He has been Artistic Director of Kairos since 1996. He holds a M.M. from the University of Michigan and a D.M.A. in Choral Conducting from the University of Texas at Austin. His doctoral treatise on Benjamin Britten's War Requiem received the Julius Herford Award as the outstanding dissertation in the field of choral music for the year 1991.
Mary Fairchild, Publicity Director, 845-345-3234
Address: Edward Lundergan
Kairos: A Consort of Singers
13 Ridge Rd, New Paltz, NY 12561
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