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Gerrod PagenkopfCountertenor Gerrod Pagenkopf has been praised by theHouston Chronicle for his “elegant bearing and a sweet, even sound” and by the Boston Musical Intelligencer as “emitt[ing] one gorgeous mellifluousness after another.” Mr. Pagenkopf is a core artist with Grammy-nominated Ars Lyrica Houston, and has performed with Mercury Baroque, the Bach Society of Houston, the Houston Chamber Choir, the Bel Canto Chorus of Milwaukee, Masterworks Chorale of Boston, Exsultemus, Ensemble Altera, Schola Cantorum, and La Donna Musicale. He has been a soloist in such masterworks as Handel’s Messiahand Israel in Egypt; Bach’s Passions, Magnificat, and Mass in B Minor; and Vivaldi’s Gloria and Dixit Dominus, as well as numerous other sacred works. He is a choral scholar at Marsh Chapel, Boston University, where he is a frequent soloist in the Bach cantata series. A native of rural Wisconsin, Mr. Pagenkopf received a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Master’s of Music in Voice Performance from the University of Houston.