"Few American choirs (or, for that matter, any others) have made this kind of open-mouthed, soul-satisfying first impression on me. Gothic has produced a major choral coup with this one."
American Record Guide
"The Vespers Ensemble is one of the finest non-professional vocal groups I've had the opportunity to hear. Schmidt's clear, non-histrionic conducting shapes phrases with regard for their musical and textual construction"
Classical Voice of North Carolina
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