To Know the Path


“Linda’s talents as a singer inspire a care and thoughtfulness for each text she chooses to set to music. I am fortunate to have premiered and performed the works of this very gifted artist.” MatthewCulloton, ArtisticDirector, TheSingers–MNChoralArtists "Linda Kachelmeier composes with an intuitive attention to the voice. Her style is both innovative and accessible with a love of text and vocal line." Jane Ramseyer Miller, Artistic Director, One Voice Mixed Chorus "Linda's music is both profound and immediately accessible. I am inspired by her search for deeper meaning and relevance in everything she does." Ahmed Fernando Anzaldúa, Artistic Director, Border CrosSing
With poems by Athena Kildegaard, ancient Latin texts, and settings of John Donne, To Know the Path is a larger choral work and meditation on immigration, focusing on themes of Safety, Belonging, and Home. –30 minute work for SATB chorus and soloists with flute, bassoon, cello, and percussion -Final score delivered January 2020 -Premieres between March 2020–Spring 2021 -$2500 per chorus includes all scores and parts with permission to copy as needed -10 total choirs projected to be part of this consortium For full texts or more information, contact Linda through the form on this website.