Our Season Grand Finale will have a first for us. Koji Otsuki will return as guest conductor, having first played viola with the Collegium when we performed Mendelssohn’s St. Paul.
Koji specializes in historically informed performances […]
Sunday November 8–Opening Night at Zion Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne
Featuring Bach Collegium Singers and early instruments, including natural trumpets
J.S. Bach. We thank Thee, Lord God, We Thank Thee (Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir) […]
Next season will tentatively feature J.S. Bach and his students. Save the following dates:
Friday Oct. 2–Pre-Season Benefit
Sunday November 8–Opening Night
Sunday December 6–Messiah Sing-Along
Friday February 12–Baroque Festival Benefit Dinner and Instrumental Concert
Sunday February 14–Baroque Festival Finale
Our musical director
Dr. Reuning received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Illinois – Champaign-Urbana.
He has conducted many works by Johann Sebastian Bach: more than 30 Church Cantatas, both the John and the Matthew Passions, his own reconstruction of the Mark Passion, the anonymous Luke Passion (formerly attributed to J. S. Bach), the Magnificat in D, the Christmas Oratorio, and the Mass in B Minor.
He is a member of The Global Bach Community,The American Bach Society, The American Choral Directors’ Association, and The American Guild of Organists. He is also the Kantor of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana.