Vocal Performance, Choir

Ethan Sperry, DMA

Director of Choral Activities

Born in New York City, Ethan Sperry began studying conducting at the age of eight, cello at the age of twelve, and singing at the age of eighteen.  He has earned a bachelor's degree in Philosophy from Harvard College and Masters and Doctoral degrees in Choral Conducting from the University of Southern California. Ensembles under his direction have toured to Bermuda, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Guadeloupe, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Puerto Rico, Russia, and Taiwan, and have performed at major venues in the United States including the Kennedy Center, The Washington National Cathedral, St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City, The Nassau Coliseum, Cincinnati's Music Hall, and Boston's Symphony Hall.

Ethan Sperry is currently a Professor of Music at Portland State University.

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Recent blog post

February 24, 2015 9:02am

PSU Chamber Choir's Latest CD nominated for Best Classical Album!

The latest CD by the PSU Chamber Choir, "Into Unknown Worlds" has been nominated for the Best Classical Album CARA Award (Contemporary A Cappella Recording Award). Only four classical albums were nominated, the other three of which were produced by professional European choirs: