Kent Singers names interim director

The Kent Singers have announced Knox Sutterfield as interim music director, succeeding Matt Travis.

Travis has taken a position in his native Michigan.

Knox will lead the group in its March 19 American music concert and the Mozart Requiem June 11.

Knox is the director of music at Trinity-Pawling School in New York, where he conducts the choral ensembles, teaches AP music theory and oversees the music department.

Knox holds a master of music degree in choral conducting from Yale University and a bachelor of music degree summa cum laude from Furman University.

In addition to being an educator, Knox has extensive experience both as a singer and choral conductor across the U.S. and in Europe.

His recent posts include serving as director of the Marquand Chapel Choir at Yale Divinity School and as assistant conductor of the Yale Camerata.

He was previously the assistant conductor of Furman University’s men’s and women’s chorales as well as student conductor of the Furman Singers.

He sang with and guest-conducted Insieme Vocale Vox Cordis at the Accademia dell’Arte in Arezzo, Italy.

Knox served as assistant director of the choirs at First Baptist Church and Trinity Lutheran Church in Greenville, S.C., and was also a founding member and Assistant Conductor of the chamber choir Concordiae.