The Fort Wayne Children’s Choir announced today Jonathan Busarow has been named artistic director. Busarow previously served as director of the Valparaiso University Men’s Choir.
Busarow will direct the Fort Wayne Children’s Choir Concert Choir, as well as the Youth Chorale. Busarow also will oversee the artistic development of the seven choirs in the program.
Prior to joining the Fort Wayne Children’s Choir, Busarow was the sabbatical replacement for his mentor, Dr. Christopher M. Cock, served as a graduate teaching associate at The Ohio State University, and has worked at several churches in Ohio and Indiana.
Busarow holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in vocal performance from Valparaiso University and a Master of Music degree in choral conducting from Ohio State University as well as a Kodály Certification from the Kodály Institute at Capital University. He has studied conducting with Christopher Cock, Dennis Friesen-Carper, Lenki Igo, Lilla Gabor, Robert J. Ward, and Hilary Apfelstadt.