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     McKnight, Corey

    He is a countertenor, songwriter and teacher who began his professional career in the 1980s as a church cantor. 

     

    In 1991 he went on to become a member of the choral group Chanticleer, staying with them until 1997, which would see him touring nationally and internationally with orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and the San Francisco Symphony. 

     

    Venturing out as a solo artist he released his album My Solitude in 2005, which is a collection of new age a-cappella songs, with many of the tracks written by him. 

     

    Other albums he has appeared on include How Sweet the Sound, Jerusalem: Matins for the Virgin of Guadelupe, Mexican Baroque, The Music of Chen Yi, Mysteria, Palestrina: Missa Pro Defunctis/Motets. Portrait and Sing We Christmas with Chanticleer. 

     

    Today he can be heard as a member of the medieval ensemble Virelei de Bois based in Boise, Idaho.

     

    In the field of musical education he gives private tuition and teaches voice at the University of Idaho.

     

    Chanticleer recordings

    Arirang (c15th Century Korean)

    Teldec 16676 (CD: Wondrous Love: A World Folk Song Collection)

    Arranger - Chen Yi

     

    Sources:

    1. http://cdbaby.com/cd/coreymcknight
    2. http://www.rambles.net/mcknight_mysol05.html
    3. http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=230824325
    4. http://www.alibris.com/search/classical/artist/Corey%20McKnight
    5. http://www.chanticleer.org/recordings_contemporary.cfm
    6. http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:hbfwxqejldde~T4
    7. http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=41:39698~T3

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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