Yale University, Second Year Masters
Organ Performance Major
Favorite Saint: Theresa of Avila
Writer Since Spring 2020
Clara Gerdes, a native of the Charlotte, NC area is a graduate student at Yale Institute of Sacred Music and did her undergraduate studies in organ performance at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. Pre-Covid, she worked as assistant organist at St. Bartholomew’s Church in New York City and choir director for Berkeley Seminary at Yale. She enjoys all things related to organ and choral music, thrift shopping and sketching faux-medieval designs.