Staff

Joshua Wortham

Director Richmond Men's Chorus

Joshua Nash Wortham is a native of Kentucky where he received a Bachelor of Music in Church Music (Vocal Emphasis) from Campbellsville University in May 2004.
During his college career, Joshua was a member of the University Chorale, Chamber Choir and Handbell Choir (all auditioned ensembles) as well as the opera workshop performing the roles of Guglielmo (Mozart’s Cosi fan Tutte) and Frank (Strauss’ Die Fledermaus). As a sophomore, he was featured as a solo pianist accompanied by the CU Concert Band.
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Erin Wind

Director Richmond Women's Chorus

Erin Wind is native of Richmond, Virginia who holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education (choral) from Longwood University and a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Northern Iowa. During her school years Erin performed in the Camarata Singers and Chamber Singers at Longwood University, as well as the Concert Chorale and Cantorei at the University of Northern Iowa.
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Aaron Ward

Director The Noteables

He is an excellent, creative musician with good leadership and communication skills,
but his true gift is conducting. His directions and instructions are clear and unambiguous, and he
invests every rehearsal and performance with painstaking patience and respect to every detail and
nuance – both musically and psychologically.
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Steve Austin

Accompanist for Richmond Men's Chorus and The Noteables

Mr. Austin has been the chorus’ accompanist since its inception. During his early years in Richmond, he accompanied several school choral groups at George Wythe High School and studied piano with Alphonse Gagne and Maude Bridgeman Stevens. He attended VCU and studied piano with Vera Lendvay and electronic music with Dr. Loran Carrier. In 1980, Steve relocated to Surry, Virginia, where he became active with community choral activities, also serving as accompanist for The Generations II of Wakefield.

Patricia J Schrock

Accompanist for Richmond Women’s Chorus

Patricia J. Schrock, a native of Millersburg, Indiana, is an organist, accompanist, harpsichordist and teacher. Ms. Schrock, since 2006, serves as the Director of Music at the Church of the Epiphany in Richmond. At Epiphany she plans the liturgies, accompanies and directs various choirs, and plays numerous masses. Before arriving in Richmond she spent ten years at Holy Trinity Church in Washington D.C.
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