Corey Shotwell


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Corey Shotwell is a tenor specializing in the performance of music from the 14th through the 18th centuries, both as a soloist and ensemble member, with a particular passion for the music of the 17th and 18th centuries. Known for his frequent performances of Bach, his St. John Passion Evangelist has received high acclaim, being described as sung with “dramatic involvement and seeming ease” and whose “involvement in the text and its declamation was total” (

Recent season highlights include performances with the Oregon Bach Festival, San Diego Bach Collegium, Bach Akademie Charlotte, Apollo’s Fire, Boston Early Music Festival, Carmel Bach Festival, The Newberry Consort, and Alkemie Medieval Music Ensemble. Corey recently earned his M.M.A. in Early Music, Oratorio, and Chamber Ensemble from the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale University. He also holds degrees from Western Michigan University and the Cleveland Institute of Music.

Originally from West Michigan, Corey now resides in New Haven, Connecticut, and serves as an adjunct voice instructor at Mt. Holyoke College in Massachusetts.

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