About the Conductor

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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.

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