Compositions by Concordia College conductor win Grammys
A CD of compositions by Concordia Choir conductor and composer Dr. René Clausen won three Grammy Awards February 10. The winners were announced at the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles and on the website www.grammy.com.
Life and Breath: Choral Works by René Clausen is a 13-track album recorded by the Kansas City Chorale. The CD won in the categories of best engineered classical album and best choral performance. Blanton Alspaugh, producer of the CD, won classical producer of the year.
Clausen is currently in his 27th year at Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, as artistic director of the award-winning Concordia Christmas Concerts and conductor of the Concordia Choir.