Ken Berg


Ken Berg (b. 1955), a native of the Virginia / North Carolina region, graduated from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama with a BME in 1977 and an MME in 1981. For 28 years he was the Director of Choirs and Fine Arts Chairman at John Carroll Catholic High School in Birmingham before retiring in 2005 to become the Music Minister and Resident Composer at Mountain Brook Baptist Church.

In 2011, Ken retired from church work to become the first full-time Music Director and Resident Composer for the Birmingham Boys Choir, having been part-time with them since 1978. He and his wife Susan are the proud parents of two songs, Michael and David; both fine musicians in their own right, as well as BBC alumni!

Ken has served as a State and Southern Division officer with the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) and has also served on the Training Courses Committee of the Royal School of Church Music in America. In addition to touring extensively throughout Europe, Japan and North America, his choirs have sung at ACDA, OAKE and MENC State, Division and National Conventions.

Ken often serves as clinician and adjudicator throughout the U.S. His music is published with Alfred Music, Bella Voce Press, Carl Fischer, Choristers Guild, Colla Voce, Emerson Music, Hal Leonard, Hinshaw Music, Kjos Music, MorningStar Music, National Music Publishers, Pavane Music, Santa Barbara Music Publishers and Walton Music.