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Kevin T. Padworski

Kevin T. Padworski serves as the Artistic Director of The Colorado Chorale, Artistic Director of Seicento Baroque Ensemble, and the Associate Conductor of The Colorado Children’s Chorale. Padworski performs extensively, and has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards declaring mastery in multiple disciplines: conducting, voice, saxophone, and keyboards. Professional appearances include the Colorado Repertory Singers, Colorado Choral Arts Society, Colorado Symphony, Colorado Symphony Chorus, Cincinnati Children’s Choir, Dallas Symphony, DCINY Concerts Orchestra, Evans Choir, Jubilate Deo Chorale and Orchestra, Lamont Symphony Orchestra, Opera Colorado, University of Denver, Stratus Chamber Orchestra, American Baptist Churches USA, and numerous collaborative and solo performances. As a composer he actively writes for soloists, instrumental, and choral ensembles with a particular interest in creating robust and engaging accompaniments. 

Upon receiving the Mozart Music Scholarship at Eastern University, Padworski earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education with recitals in saxophone and organ. He later earned a certificate in Leadership from the Foundations program at Duke Divinity School, and a Master of Music degree in Conducting with Choral Concentration from the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music, where he was nominated for a Recital of Distinction and was named Outstanding Conductor. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting and Literature at CU-Boulder.