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Will Read
Director of the Cherub Choir

Will has served as the leader and instructor of the Cherub Choir on 2 different occasions. He is an ordained elder in the Presbyterian Church (USA). He began his church music career in 1964. Early on Children’s Choirs became a special interest for him. He started children's choir programs in 4 different church.

Professionally, Will was an opera and concert singer for 25 years. He was in the American premier of Death in Venice at the Metropolitan Opera, was principal baritone with the Israel National Opera, served in The United States Army Chorus, sang in regional opera companies, was soloist with orchestras, and sang solo recitals in the Eastern United States. He is married to acclaimed soprano Susan Eichelberger Read who recently retired as organist at Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church. They have lived in Rock Hill since 1991.

Will holds Bachelor and Master of Music Degrees and Performer’s Certificates in Voice and Opera from The Eastman School of Music.  

Last Published: July 29, 2020 11:23 AM