Fiat ars is the chamber choir of the Catholic University Cologne.
Since 2006 the choir has acquired an impressively broad repertoire of religious choir music of all epochs (with a focus on contemporary compositions). Three concert tours led fiat ars to Mainz, Metz, Kehl, Saarbrücken and Worms (2012), to the Netherlands (2013), and to Hamburg and Lübeck (2015).
Fiat ars regularly perform concerts throughout Cologne and its vicinity, and can be seen in mass or other liturgies – in the Cologne Cathedral, in the twelve Romanesque churches, as well as “at home” in the Johannes XXIII. Church, the church of the Catholic University Cologne.
has been conducting fiat ars since its foundation.
Born into a musical family in 1982, he later studied philosophy and German philology in Bonn and Cologne. He completed the kirchenmusikalische C-Ausbildung (“Qualification for choral conducting”) in the Archdiocese of Cologne. He was musically shaped by his teachers Erik Sohn and Boleslav Martfeld, as well as his time in the choir of the Cologne Cathedral conducted by Professor Eberhard Metternich.