Ensemble Members

Interim Artistic Director - Nick Klemetson (BM Piano Performance, St. Olaf College; MSM Choral Conducting, Emory University) has been the Director of Music Ministries and Organist at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Waverly since July of 2011. Before that, he has served as a church musician in the Twin Cities and Atlanta, GA. In addition to his work at St. Paul's, he is also active at Wartburg College, working as rehearsal pianist and vocal coach for the Opera Workshop and various Honor Choir festivals, both at Wartburg and throughout the Cedar Valley.

Artistic Director - Alice Reid Pruisner earned her Master of Music in Choral Conducting from the University of Northern Iowa, where she studied conducting with John Wiles and Rebecca Burkhardt, and voice with John Hines. Ms. Pruisner earned her Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Augustana College in Illinois, where she studied conducting with Jon Hurty, and voice with Sangeetha Rayapati. Prior to founding BCCV, Ms. Pruisner taught for five years in the public schools, most recently at Pleasant Valley High School in Bettendorf, IA. Ms. Pruisner lives in Cedar Falls with her husband, Micah, and their two daughters.


Soprano 1
Patricia Foster
Stephanie Klemetson
Lucinda Lear
Liz Nelson

Soprano 2
Amanda Bridges
Kate Hahn
Tiffany Rasmussen
Jackie Shatzer

Alto 1
Joan Ackerman
Christine Anderson
Chelsea Hill
Jessica Lieb
McKanzie Sesterhenn

Alto 2
Melanie Drake
Emily Forssberg
Jean Loger

Tenor 1
Joshua Carlo
Nicholas Morrison
Daniel Veenstra
Glen Rogers

Tenor 2
Matt Rector
Ben Owen
Joe Strong
Devin Wipperman

Bass 1
Travis Gratteau-Zinnel
Tim Jones
Chris Knudson
Brian Langr

Bass 2
Jon Bridges
Kevin Lam
Judson Lee
Bob Richardson
Travis Toliver