Ben Luedcke is a Teaching Assistant in both the choral, musicology, and English departments at University of Washington. He is completing his doctorate in choral conducting and is studying with Dr. Geoffrey Boers and Dr. Giselle Wyers. Ben is also the Choir Director at Seattle First Baptist Church.
Before moving to Washington, Ben was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Monmouth College where he conducted the Monmouth Chorale and Chamber Choir, and taught music theory and voice. Ben has also served as faculty at Grinnell College, where he conducted both the Grinnell Singers and the Grinnell Oratorio Society, and taught an introduction to music theory and voice. Ben completed his Masters of Arts in choral conducting at the University of Iowa where he studied with Dr. Timothy Stalter.
Ben is currently the director of Voces Aestatis, as well as the founder and artistic director of Madison Summer Choir, a large chorus that performs choral orchestral works each summer.
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Our Assistant Director
Ena Foshay (Contralto) is a free-lance singer, radio personality, and Executive Director of Madison Choral Project. Since 1995, she has hosted the choral music radio program "A Musical Offering" on 89.9fm WORT in Madison. She is the Assistant Director and co-founder of the Early Music choir Voces Aestatis, as well as founder of Madison Choral Consortium. Ena enjoys singing with and serving on the Board of Directors of the Isthmus Vocal Ensemble. She also sings in the Dale Warland Festival Chorale at the Minnesota Beethoven Festival in Winona Minnesota.