Faculty and Staff Directory
Klaus Georg, D.M.A.
Title/s: Lecturer in Music, Coordinator of Vocal Performance
Office #: Mundelein 1114
Tenor Klaus Georg is an active singer in the Chicago area and beyond. He is in demand as a concert soloist, having been featured with groups such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (Serenade to Music, St. John Passion, The Creation, Sirens), Music of the Baroque (Der Schauspieldirektor, St. John Passion, Israel in Egypt, Judas Maccabeus, Holiday Brass and Choral), the Grant Park Music Festival (The Quickening), the Billings Symphony (Messiah), Chicago Master Singers and the Ars Viva Orchestra (Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music, Mozart Requiem and Solemn vespers, Chichester Psalms and Dorchester Canticle, Elijah, Messiah, Dvořak Requiem), the Elgin Master Chorale (Opera Choruses), the Downer’s Grove Choral Society (Mozart Requiem, Schubert Mass in Ab, Theresienmesse, Vesperae solennes de confessore, Dettingen Te Deum, Oratorio de Noël), the NIU New Music Festival (Les Noces), and the Park Ridge Chorale (Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast).
He is particularly fond of the works of the classical and baroque periods, especially those of J. S. Bach, having sung as tenor soloist with Chicago Bach Week (Cantatas 66, 106, and 191), the Rockford Symphony Orchestra (Cantata 147), and Grace Lutheran Church (Cantata 178). A German native, he is drawn to the Evangelist roles, which he has sung with Ars Voce in Battle Creek, MI (St. John Passion) and at Church of the Holy Spirit in Lake Forest, IL (St. John Passion and St. Matthew Passion).
Klaus Georg is an active choral musician. He has repeatedly been named section leader in the Chicago Symphony Chorus and sings in the choruses of the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Grant Park Music Festival. Natively fluent in both German and Italian, he frequently works as diction coach with professional singers and ensembles as well. Dr. Georg received a DMA from Northwestern University, where he wrote about the works of Jewish-Italian composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. He is a full time Lecturer at Loyola University Chicago, where he teaches Applied Voice, Voice Pedagogy, Vocal Repertoire, Vocal Performance Workshop, and Lyric Diction. He was also a visiting lecturer in Advanced Voice Pedagogy at Northwestern University, having previously taught at University of Illinois Chicago, the Steans Music Institute, the Merit School of Music, and Carthage College.
D.M.A. Voice and Opera, Northwestern University
M.M. Vocal Performance, Washington University in St. Louis
B.A. Music and Mathematics, Washington University in St. Louis