John William Trotter

John William Trotter

Artistic Director John William Trotter became Chicago a cappella’s second Artistic Director in 2020, having previously served the ensemble as Principal Music Director and Guest Music Director starting in 2013.  An acclaimed choral leader, he interacts with...
Paul Langford

Paul Langford

Guest Music Director Chicago singer, composer, arranger, orchestrator, conductor, and keyboard player Paul Langford has been creating a more musical world for over 25 years. His published works (Hal Leonard, Shawnee Press, Oxford University Press, Alfred Music) have...
Benjamin Rivera

Benjamin Rivera

Guest Music Director After singing as an ensemble member with Chicago a cappella for 11 seasons, Benjamin Rivera returns for his third series concert as guest music director. He has prepared and conducted choruses at all levels—from elementary school through adult,...
Matthew Brennan

Matthew Brennan

Bass Matthew Brennan, baritone, is excited to be a part of Chicago a cappella for the second time this season! He is an active performer who feels at home in both contemporary and early music styles, and he sings regularly with various ensembles in and around Chicago...
Ryan Cox

Ryan Cox

Bass Ryan Cox has been a professional member of the Chicago Symphony Chorus and Grant Park Choruses since 2003. He was the baritone soloist in William Schuman’s A Free Song for Grant Park Music Festival’s “Pulitzer Project,” recorded by the Cedille label. He sang...