About the Conductor


Helmut J. Roehrig, Founder and Director of the Chorus, is Professor of Music, Emeritus Xavier University and Director of Music at Our Lord Christ the King Church in Cincinnati, Ohio. A native of Germany, Dr. Roehrig has conducted performances in Europe’s historic churches with the Concert Choir of Xavier University as well as the Musica Sacra Chorus.

Dr. Roehrig is a graduate of the Institute for Church Music in Mainz, Germany, and the Staatliche Musikhochschule in Frankfurt am Main. He holds a Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.


Dr. Helmut J. Roehrig with famed composer Morten Lauridsen at choral clinic World Choir Games 2012