Marisa Buccheit has just joined Concordia’s staff as Music Director and Yana Reznik will be continuing on staff as Minister of Music! Welcome to the team, Marisa!

Marisa Buchheit is a classical soprano hailing from Chicago. She has performed on stages around the world in opera productions, concerts, and musicals. Marisa earned her Master’s Degree in Opera at DePaul University with Distinction and her Bachelor’s Degree with Academic Honors and a German minor from the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM). Marisa is also an educator and arts advocate. She has been the Soprano Soloist at Concordia Lutheran Church for the past 2 years, and is excited to be taking on the new role of Music Director!

Acclaimed Pianist and Organist Yana Reznik is Concordia’s Minister of Music. Yana grew up in Moscow, Russia and has studied piano performance since she was six years old. Yana’s education all resides in piano performance including her high school diploma, Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree, and Postgraduate Degree. She has become an international soloist, touring worldwide for many years, while also leading numerous choirs and developing music programs in congregations across the country.