October 29: The Silver Swan - For SSATTB Divisi Choir. Unaccompanied. Northwestern State University Concert Choir. Dr. Nicholaus B. Cummins. Director
December 7, 8, 9: Flos Carmeli - For SATB Choir, strings, winds, brass, & percussion. Mater Dei High School Choirs, Justin Miller, Director
February 28: Everyone Sang - For SSAA Choir and Piano Angelica Cantati Treble Choir, Philip Brown, Director. ACDA National Conference, Kansas City, MO
Richard Burchard is Associate Professor of Music and Executive Composer-in-Residence at Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY. His portfolio includes over 100 commissioned works. His choral music has been performed extensively throughout the Unites States with several premieres at state, regional and national events including ACDA and NCCO. International premieres include Australia, Austria, China, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Portugal, and Spain.
Burchard is published with The Fred Bock Music Company, and has two choral series with Gentry Publications: The Choral Music of Richard Burchard and The Richard Burchard Choral Series. His large-scale works includes The Seven Last Words of Christ, an 8-movement work for choir and strings, which will receive its Carnegie Hall debut on April 9, 2018.
Burchard was named the Kentucky Music Teachers Association 2008 Commissioned Composer and has served as composer-in-residence for The Louisville Vocal Project, Voces Novae, St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, The Cathedral of the Assumption, as well asThe University of Kentucky Choral Department, and The American Cathedral in Paris, France.