Beth Cram Porter

Member, Nominating Committee
Appointed November 2018; term ends November 2019

Beth Cram Porter has been a member of the faculty at Cedarville University since 1997, and currently is Associate Professor of Voice and Chair of the Department of Music and Worship, a position she has held since 2007.

Professor Porter enjoys an active career as a soloist with orchestra and recitalist. She toured Southern France with Maestro Robert Shaw, performing as soprano soloist in Bach’s Mass in B Minor and Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes. She has also recorded with Maestro Shaw on the Telarc label. Other solo credits include Handel’s Messiah and Dixit Dominus, Haydn’s Mass in Time of War, and The Creation, Bach’s Magnificat, Faure’s Requiem, Mozart’s Coronation Mass, Solemn Vespers, and Great Mass in C Major, Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem and Beethoven’s Mass in C Major. She sang in the North American Premiere of Mendelssohn’s opera Der Onkle aus Boston under the direction of Maestro Helmuth Rilling at the Oregon Bach Festival (OBF) and was the soprano soloist for the OBF production of King David by Honegger. In 2004, she was the featured soloist at the White House National Day of Prayer, performing for President George W. Bush and invited guests. Professor Porter holds a Bachelor of Music from Baylor University and a Master of Arts from Western Carolina University.
Posted January 2019