Brian Ohnsorg, New FHS Choir Director

FHS Welcomes New Choir Director
Posted on 08/25/2016
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Brian Ohnsorg is in his 18th year as a music educator, during which he has taught vocal music at the secondary and collegiate levels.  He holds a degree in Music Education from Gustavus Adolphus College and a Masters of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Minnesota.  This is Mr. Ohnsorg’s first year at Farmington High School where he will team with Mrs. Dimich and primarily conduct Men’s Choir and Cantibile.  In 2010 Mr. Ohnsorg was honored by the American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota as Young Choral Director of the Year.

Outside of the FHS Choral Department, Mr. Ohnsorg is a church musician at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, in Minneapolis, where he serves as Tenor Section Leader, Soloist and Assistant Director of the Senior Choir.  A Tenor vocalist, Mr. Ohnsorg has established himself as a well-known ensemble and solo singer throughout Minnesota and beyond.  He has sung with professional ensembles such as The Minnesota Chorale, VocalEssence Ensemble Singers, the Minnesota Bach Society and Grammy award winning organization, the Oregon Bach Festival Chorus.  His recent solo engagements have included Bach's St. John's Passion with the Leipzig Baroque Orchestra, Dubois' Seven Last Words at Mount Olivet, Mozart's Requiem with the St. Olaf Choirs and Mendelssohn's Lobgesang with the Southwest MN Chorale.