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Paul John Rudoi, Composer (“Sure on this Shining Night” program) Deemed an “indisputably unique, confident, and innovative voice in the choral composition field” by the American Prize, composer Paul John Photo: BD Portraits Rudoi’s award-winning compositions have been commissioned and performed by various ensembles and artists throughout North America and Europe, including Orphei Dränger (Sweden), the Vancouver Chamber Singers, the British Trombone Society, Cantus (MN), and the National Lutheran Choir (MN). His work has garnered numerous grants from the Jerome Foundation (MN), the ACF, MRAC, MSAB, the NEA, ASCAP and the American Prize. The composer’s music is published through PJR Music alongside Graphite, Santa Barbara, Walton, Morningstar, and ECS music publishers. As a professional tenor vocalist, Paul has performed and recorded a wide range of music, first as a member of the full-time vocal ensemble Cantus (MN) from 2008-2016, followed by performances with Seraphic Fire (FL), and the Santa Fe Desert Chorale.

Church of the Holy Faith

He holds degrees from the Hartt School (CT), and the University of Oregon in Eugene. His teachers have included Sharon Paul, Robert Kyr, Libby Larsen, and Edward Bolkovac.

Nathan Salazar, Piano (Bernstein, Bolcom, and Barber: Twentieth Century Masters program and “Sure on this Shining Night” program)

Photo by Marty Buchsbaum

Welcomes all people into an ever-deepening relationship with Jesus Christ At Holy Faith, we honor our Anglican heritage and praise God with solemn liturgy, traditional Prayer Book worship, and music to exalt the spirit. (Home to the Desert Chorale offices, the church also benefits from regular Chorale bolstering of its already fine choir.) We worship together in peace, to praise and thank God, to transcend division, and to celebrate the mystery of faith. B

Services Sunday: 7:30, 8:30 and 11 B Tuesday, 6 p.m. (Taizé Eucharist with prayers for healing) B Wednesdsay and Thursday, 12:10 p.m. 505-982-4447 B holyfaithchurchsf.org

Nathan Salazar is in demand for engagements throughout the world, Photo: Evangeline Hodge having performed in England, Scotland, Italy, and Russia, including at the International Festival of Spanish and Latin American Music with renowned mezzo-soprano Teresa Berganza. Mr. Salazar has appeared in prestigious venues all across the United States including The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and in Washington, D.C. and Carnegie Hall in New York City. In 2014, he was invited to be part of Marilyn Horne’s 80th birthday celebration at Carnegie Hall; where he worked with Ms. Horne, Martin Katz, and the legendary Christa Ludwig. Committed to contemporary repertoire, he has collaborated with composers Jake Heggie, John Musto, William Bolcom, Paul Schoenfield, and Libby Larsen. In Santa Fe, the pianist performs and coaches with Coro de Camara, New Mexico Performing Arts Society, Sangre de Cristo Chorale, the Santa Fe Desert Chorale, and the Santa Fe Opera. (continued on next page)

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Santa Fe Desert Chorale 2018 Summer Festival  
Santa Fe Desert Chorale 2018 Summer Festival  
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