Countertenor Andrew Rader is a member of Liber: Ensemble for Early Music and ¡Sacabuche! and has performed with both ensembles throughout the United States and Europe. In addition, he has been involved in numerous solo and choral performances with Belle Meade Baroque of Nashville, Tennessee. Sharing the stage with Magnificat, ARTEK, Marion Verbruggen Trio, AVE, Music’s Re-creation and Archetti, he has performed at the Chicago, Bloomington and Berkeley Early Music Festivals.
Andrew is also a founding member and Co-Director of Harmonia Speculum, a chamber vocal ensemble formed in 2009 which is geared toward bridging the gap between antiquity and present day through chant melodies and texts. Within this ensemble, Andrew is also the Director of the Vox Reflexa Consort, the portion of the ensemble crafted specifically for the performance of early works.
Andrew is a recent Master’s-level graduate of the Early Music Institute of Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music. He holds a B.M. in Voice Performance from Middle Tennessee State University. He continues to reside in Indiana, where he is a staff member of the Choir of Men and Boys for Christ Church Episcopal Cathedral in Indianapolis.
background photo by Warren Stewart