Kevin. R. Aanerud is a long-time resident of Seattle. Most of his musical activities are devoted to a large private piano studio and freelance accompanying. He has worked with Maestro Ingalls for a number of years as the piano/organist at St Madeleine Sophie Catholic Church in Bellevue. He studied with Bela Siki as an undergraduate at the University of Washington in the 1970s. He continued his graduate work with Mr. Siki at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. Many of Mr. Aanerud’s performances have been of contemporary works, including collaborations with William O. Smith and Stuart Dempster. His recordings of contemporary music with Christopher Leuba and Stuart Dempster were produced during these student years. His sensitive touch, marvelous ability to communicate and outstanding collaboratation skills make him an ideal accompanist for theMusica SacraChamber Chorale.