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.
The membership numbers between 30 and 50 vocal musicians (professional singers and advanced students) and between 7 and 17 instrumentalists (all professional). Most singers are volunteers. There are, however, four salaried section leaders (SATB), a salaried accompanist, and soloists, instrumentalists, and lecturers who receive honoraria. All participants are chosen by audition, which is arranged through appointment with the Artistic Director. You can use the email form on our Contact Us page to request an audition. Vocalists should review the requirements and download the documents needed for an audition on our auditions page.