Perhaps the most deeply moving setting came from another early American composer, Frederick Buckley (1833-64), whose “Break It Gently, to My Mother,” sounding much like a Civil War ballad, was sung elegantly by tenor Cory Klose.
— Cape Cod Times, March 2018

 

RESUME

 

PROFESSIONAL ENSEMBLES

Handel and Haydn Society  {Boston, MA}  |  Harry Christophers, conductor  |  GRAMMY® Award Winner

True Concord Voices & Orchestra  {Tucson, AZ}  |  Eric Holtan, conductor  |  GRAMMY® Award Nominee

Santa Fe Desert Chorale  {Santa Fe, NM}  |   Joshua Habermann, conductor

Bach Collegium San Diego  {San Diego, CA}  |  Ruben Valenzuela, conductor

Kinnara Ensemble  {Princeton, NJ}  |  J.D. Burnett, conductor

Skylark Vocal Ensemble  {Atlanta, GA}  |  Matthew Guard, conductor

The Crossing  {Philadelphia, PA}  |  Donald Nally, conductor  |  GRAMMY® Award Winner

Spire Chamber Ensemble  {Kansas City, MO}  |  Ben Spalding, conductor

The Thirteen  {Washington, DC}  |  Matthew Robertson, conductor

 

CONCERT + ORATORIO SOLO WORK

BARITONE SOLOIST  |  Requiem  {Duruflé}  |  New South Festival Singers, Atlanta, GA

TENOR SOLOIST  |  Messiah  {Handel}  |  The Orchestra of the Hills, Washington, DC

TENOR SOLOIST  |  Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir, BWV 29  {J.S. Bach}  |  Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, Bethesda, MD

BARITONE SOLOIST  |  Five Mystical Songs  {Vaughan Williams}  |  Christ Church, Newton NJ

TENOR SOLOIST  |  Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147  {J. S Bach}  |  St. John's Bach Project, Albuquerque, NM

TENOR SOLOIST  |  Magnificat  {J. S. Bach}  |  Music in the Mountains, Durango CO

TENOR SOLOIST  |  Missa Brevis  {Stravinsky}  |  First Presbyterian Church, Albuquerque NM

BARITONE SOLOIST  |  Mass of the Children  {Rutter}  |  First Presbyterian Church, Caldwell NJ

TENOR SOLOIST  |  Missa Brevis K194  {Mozart}  |  First Presbyterian Church, Albuquerque NM

TENOR SOLOIST  |  Requiem  {Mozart}  |  Church of the Atonement, Tenafly NJ

BARITONE SOLOIST  |  Requiem  {Faure}  |  Montclair State University Symphony Orchestra & Chorale, Montclair NJ

TENOR SOLOIST  |  Coronation Mass  {Mozart}  |  First Presbyterian Church, Caldwell NJ

TENOR SOLOIST  |  Candide (concert style)  |  Montclair State University Chorale, Montclair NJ

 

RECORDINGS

Kinnara Ensemble  |  Provenance (Affetto / Naxos), September 2017

Skylark Vocal Ensemble  |  Winter's Night, June 2017

Skylark Vocal Ensemble  |  Seven Words from the Cross (Sono Luminus), June 2017

Skylark Vocal Ensemble  |  Crossing Over (Sono Luminus), March 2016

The Apollo Club Master Chorale  |  Promotional CD, September 2014

Meredith Monk + Vocal Ensemble  |  Voices of Ascension (ECM Records), 2009 {GRAMMY® Award Winner}

New York Film Chorale  |  Initial Demo/Promo Tracks, 2008

 

SACRED / STAFF SINGER POSITIONS

The Cathedral of St. Philip  {Atlanta, GA}  |  2017-present

Church of the Holy Faith  {Santa Fe, NM}  |  2014–2017

Trinity Church Episcopal  {Princeton, NJ}  |  2012–2014

St. Peter's Episcopal Church  {Mountain Lakes, NJ}  |  2010–2012

Church of the Atonement  {Tenafly, NJ}  |  2008–2010

First Presbyterian Church  {Caldwell, NJ}  |  2005–2008

 

EDUCATION

Montclair State University  {Montclair, NJ}  |  2005–2010  |  B.Mus. Voice Performance