Fred Graham Music Director
Fred Graham is a singer, organist, and conductor who has performed in these three roles throughout New England, New York, Washington, D.C., Louisiana, Arkansas, Minnesota, and New Mexico. In October of 2016 he led his Minnesota choir on a European tour, which included performances in St. Ludwig’s Church in Munich, St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, and the Salzburg Cathedral. Fred was the founding Artistic Director of the Red River Chorale, an auditioned community chorus in Alexandria, Louisiana. Fred received a Master of Sacred Music degree from Boston University, where he completed a double major in voice and organ (with graduate recitals in each field) and a Bachelor of Music degree in voice from Centenary College of Louisiana. He is Music Director at St John’s United Methodist Church in Santa Fe and serves as Program head for Performing Arts at Santa Fe Community College, where he teaches chorus and voice. This is Fred’s second season as the music director of the Sangre de Cristo Chorale.
Deborah Wagner Chorale Accompanist
Pianist Deborah Wagner is a native of Las Vegas, Nevada, and completed her Doctorate of Musical Arts at Arizona State University. She has earned degrees from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Northwestern University. She has performed with Santa Fe New Music, the Santa Fe Symphony, the Santa Fe Desert Chorale, the Sangre de Cristo Chorale and Santa Fe Repertory Company. In addition to teaching and playing, Deborah regularly works with singers and instrumentalists in the Santa Fe area and toured soloists and choirs throughout the county.