KANTOREI

The college’s chapel choir, Kantorei, is a mixed ensemble directed by Dr. Karen Black. The choir performs a variety of sacred music and provides leadership for campus worship. Kantorei appears at events both on and off campus, collaborates with Ritterchor and St. Elizabeth Chorale in Christmas with Wartburg, and performs annually with the Handbell Choir.

2021-22 MEMBERS

Soprano 1
Helen Bohnsack, Iowa City
Gianna Borer, Webster City
Bailey Erickson, Mason City
Kaitlyn Hall, Kenosha, Wis.
Mesmariah Hall, Kansas City, Mo.
Tiffany Sherwood, Kanawha
Erin Wisecup, Ankeny

Soprano 2
Annika Anderson, New Ulm, Minn.
Sam Bennett, Lisbon
Brooke Best, Dunkerton
Chloe Fagerlind, Iowa Falls
Abigail Gerth, Ankeny
Alyssa Guse, Belvidere, Ill.
Brynn Hanson, Lawton
Lauren Holtz, Algonquin, Ill.
Rose Larson, Minneapolis, Minn.
Mallory Leisure, Clear Lake
Allison McQueen, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Emily Reedy, Minooka, Ill.
Klare Sheley, Guthrie Center
Olivia Szymke, Manchester
Anastasia Wentworth, Waverly

Tenor
Jayden Bamberger, Grimes
Sam Bast, Waverly
Jack McInnis, LeMars
Aden Stroup, Mason City
Vaughn Vavrosky, Reynolds, Ill.

Alto 1
Josie Arganbright, Panora
Leah Cam, Bondurant
Lauren Fox, Waverly
Leia Hagerman, Davenport
Elizabeth Koehler, Bettendorf
Ellie Nabholz, Brandon
Ryleigh Parrack, Papillion, Neb.
Malena Rumelhart, Guthrie Center
Andrea Salow, Manchester
Halle Siegler, Truman, Minn.
Allison Smith, Davenport
Sydney Spieker, Charles City
Emma True, Brainerd, Minn.
Anjela Waterman, McGregor 

Alto 2
Lakota Daniels, Keokuk
Emma Huisman, Clive
Angelina Jones, St. Louis, Mo.
Jaydin McMickle, Cedar Rapids
Leticia Milla Quatro, Barras, Brazil
Katie Rinnman, Bloomington, Minn.
Hanna Schmitt, St. Lucas
Katherine Steene, Springfield, Va.
Kenzie West, Hampshire, Ill.

Bass
Hugh Brown, Iowa City
Peace Iteriteka, Bujumbura, Burundi
Matthias Letsche, Waverly
Jonah Macejkovic, Baxter, Minn.

DIRECTOR + CONDUCTOR

Karen Black

Cantor and College Organist, Professor of Music, Rudi Inselmann Endowed Professor in Organ