William Blake Bruchhaus, Class of 2012
William Blake Bruchhaus earned the Bachelor of Music degree in Sacred Music from Centenary in 2012 with a concentration in voice and choral conducting. He primarily studied under Dr. David Hobson, Dr. Horace English, and Dr. Julia Thorn. He has also studied chant for Liturgy of the Hours and instrumental music for Eucharistic Liturgies at St. Meinrad School of Theology.
Blake currently holds the position of Director of Liturgy and Music at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Shreveport, LA. He has served churches throughout Southwest and Northwest Louisiana as music director and organist/pianist. He is a member of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians.
As a member of Centenary College Choir, Camerata, and Chorale, Blake performed in Carnegie Hall, the American Choral Directors Associationís National Convention in Chicago, the National Collegiate Choral Organizationís National Conference at Yale University, extensive tours throughout Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma, and an international tour to Brazil and Argentina.
In the future, Blake hopes to pursue graduate studies in Sacred Music.