Jeremy Manternach, Mentoring Program Apprentice, is a 2000 graduate of Saint John's University/College of Saint Benedict. While there, he studied Choral Conducting and Vocal Performance. He is currently the Vocal Music Director at Andover High School and the Assistant to the Artistic Director of the Saint John's Boys' Choir.
Previously, Jeremy was a choir director at Apple Valley High School. In addition to conducting, Jeremy is an active performer throughout the Twin Cities and beyond. He has been a hired tenor soloist or section leader with the Phipps Oratorio Society (WI), Exultate, the Voices of Vienna, the Macalester Chorale, The Saint John's Abbey Schola, and four years with the Westminster Presbyterian Church Senior Choir. He spent five years with Kantorei Chamber Choir as a singer, which included a stint as the Vice President of the Board of Directors.
In addition, he is in his sixth year as a section leader with the Minnesota Chorale, and his first year with The Singers Minnesota Choral Artists. Last year, along with nineteen others, Jeremy was honored as a recipient of the TOP (Teacher Outstanding Performance) Award from the Anoka-Hennepin School District #11. He was also one of three selected to participate in the Minnesota Chorale Emerging Conductor program. His conducting instructors include Br. Paul Richards, OSB, and Dr. Axel Theimer.
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