Paul John Rudoi
Paul John Rudoi, composer and tenor vocalist, has performed and recorded a wide range of music as a member of the full-time vocal ensemble Cantus. Deemed “indesputably unique, confident, and innovative” through the American Prize, Rudoi’s award-winning works have been commissioned and performed by various ensembles and artists throughout North America and Europe, including Orphei Dränger, the Vancouver Chamber Singers, the British Trombone Society, Cantus, and the National Lutheran Choir. His work has garnered numerous grants from the Jerome Foundation, the ACF, MRAC, MSAB, the NEA, and ASCAP. His music is published through PJR Music, Graphite Publishing, Santa Barbara Music Publishing, Walton Music, and Morningstar Music Publishers. He holds a degree in vocal performance from the Hartt School in Hartford, Connecticut, and his teachers have included Libby Larsen, Mary Ellen Childs, Edward Bolkovac, and Tyler Flanders.