Kevin T. Padworski

Kevin T. Padworski

Adjunct Faculty, Choral Studies

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Professional Biography

Kevin T. Padworski serves as the conductor of the Voces Aureas, the treble choir at the University of Denver Lamont School of Music, Artistic Director of The Colorado Chorale, Director of Vocal Music at Colorado Academy, and Chancel Choir Director at Augustana Lutheran Church in Denver, CO. Professional appearances include the Colorado Symphony, Colorado Symphony Chorus, Dallas Symphony, Opera Colorado, Colorado Repertory Singers, Colorado Choral Arts Society, Cincinnati Youth Choir, DCINY Concerts Orchestra, Mid-America Concert Productions, Evans Choir, Seicento Baroque Ensemble, Jubilate Deo Chorale and Orchestra, New England Wind Ensemble, Stratus Chamber Orchestra, Bravo! Vail Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, and collaborative and solo performances as an organist, pianist, saxophonist, and conductor.

Padworski holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in conducting and literature from the University of Colorado, and the master and bachelor of music degrees in conducting and music education from the University of Denver and Eastern University. Serving as the Composition Chair for the Colorado ACDA board, he is an active composer and writes for soloists, instrumentalists, and choral ensembles with a particular interest in creating robust and engaging piano accompaniments and orchestrations. Padworski’s music has been performed internationally across four continents in venues such as Carnegie Hall in New York City and the Votivkirke in Vienna and his music has received recognition from Americans for the Arts.