meet the performers
Dr. Chad Winterfeldt is Cantor of Christ Chapel at Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minnesota (USA), where he oversees music in the chapel, teaches music theory and church music, directs the handbell ensembles, and maintains an active organ studio. In addition, he is Director of Music Ministry at Grace University Lutheran Church on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis. He holds degrees from the University of Nebraska, Yale University, and Concordia College, Moorhead. As a recitalist, he has performed internationally for the 2019 Early Music Festival in Wittenberg, Germany, and in solo performances in Leipzig (Thomaskirche) and Naumburg (Wenzelskirche), Germany. In the U.S. he has presented recitals of Messiaen’s La Nativité and Bach’s Leipzig Chorales. He collaborates often with the choirs at Gustavus Adolphus College, including joining the Gustavus Choir in 2023 for their tour of Spain, France, and Italy.
He is the Public Relations Officer for the Sioux Trails Chapter and has performed on many of the Summer Series Concerts since 2005.