Gentle words, kindly spoken
- David Pike, Choir & Organ, July/August 2016

Many readers will be familiar with 'Lord of the Dance', Sydney Carter's hymn to the Shaker tune 'Simple Gifts'. Yet how many know that Shaker songs represent the largest body of spiritual folk music in the USA? David Pike meets composer Kevin Siegfried, whose research has led him to seek a revival of the genre. 

Musical Collaboration Creates 'A Heaven of Song'
- Nicole Pellaton, The Exeter Bulletin, Winter 2011

The full performance of "Three Horizons," a musical premiere commissioned by Exeter's Concert Choir, was an evening of superlatives, by all accounts. Based on a collaboration of the Concert Choir, PEA English Instructors Todd Hearon, Matt Miller and Ralph Sneeden, and Dover, NH-based choral composer Kevin Siegfried, the approximately six-minute piece brought together "an amazing cross-pollination of artistic talents," says Miller.

At the Water's Edge
- Andrea O'Connell, Choral Singer, April/May 2007

A tiny stretch of the New England seacoast has inspired numerous American writers, poet Robert Frost and novelist John Irving among them. It is where Maine meets its neighbor to the south, at the only spot where otherwise land-locked New Hampshire reaches out to the Atlantic Ocean. 

Music from our midst
- Andrea O'Connell, Choral Singer, April/May 2007

Where does great choral music come from? One not very surprising answer is, from the heart and mind of a chorister. Kevin Siegfried, who has garnered great critical acclaim in his relatively brief career, started out as a boy soprano at an Episcopal church in Cleveland, Ohio.