Crown Alum Accepted to Study at University of Cambridge in England

Curtis Kettler, 2007 Crown music grad and director of the Crown Women’s Choir and vocal instructor, has been accepted by the faculty of music at the University of Cambridge in England for the Masters of Music in Choral Conducting program. He will begin studies in October 2012 and will be studying with internationally recognized conductor, Stephen Layton, the Director of Music at Trinity College, Cambridge, and the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the City of London Sinfonia.

Curtis will also be involved with the chapel choirs at King’s College, Trinity College and Claire College.

Since graduating from Crown, Curtis has sung with the Minnesota Opera, directed three Crown musicals and has been a worship minister at two churches. He is presently a member of VocalEssence, renowned for its innovative exploration of music for voices and instruments under the direction of Artistic Director and Founder, Philip Brunelle.

Congratulations Curtis!

Curtis’ wife, Elizabeth, is also a Crown grad and is presently a CPA at Ernst and Young.

The Crown Community is proud of you both!