Anders Butenko is Danish, and he is one of the most popular gospel choir directors in Denmark. He is able to help everybody join in, using humor and his great musical talent.
Teacher and instructor
Director of Copenhagen Gospel Choir, since 2006. (Started out as Valby Gospel Choir and changed name to Copenhagen Gospel Choir in 2013.)
Director of Roskilde Gospel Choir, since 2007.
Director of Hillerød Gospel Choir, starts 2019.
Director of Ringsted Gospel Choir, 2013 - 2017.
Gospel Teambuilding. He has led more than 200 teambuilding jobs since 2007.
Permanent teacher at SommerGospel and International School of Gospel Music at Gerlev Idrætshøjskole since 2009.
Travel leader at annual gospel trips for gospel choirs to different parts of the world since 2015.
He first directed a gospel choir (Witnessing) as an assistant director in 1996.
As a singer
Anders sings in Opstand Gospel Choir, one of Denmarks best gospel choirs. The choir has recorded together with Fred Hammond (USA) og performed at 3 danish concerts with Kirk Franklin (USA).
He has participated on several CD recordings, both as a soloist and backing singer with different artists.
He has been singing in many different choirs and gospel choirs since 1992.
He has been lead singer since 1994.
Regularly working with
Hans Christian Jochimsen, Laura Kjærgaard, Lene Nørrelykke, Claes Wegener, Nina Luna, Rune Herholdt, Linda Andrews, Janne Wind, Lars Jochimsen, Sofie Hermind, Colin Vassel (UK), Solomon Facey (UK), Frank Anker Wiik, Rune Majland, Tobias Folting, Joachim Hejslet-Jørgensen, Mads Andersen, Kristof Jasik, Samuel Hejslet, Lena Løbner, Susanne Wiik Kalvåg o.a.
Has been working with
Ron Kenoly (USA), Cedric Nunley (USA), Silje Myrene Møller, Simon Mathew, Sabina Mathew, Andreas Holtti, Rasmus Højsgaard Thomsen, Greater House of Prayer Church (Chicago, USA), Good Hope Christian Center (Cape Town, South Africa), o.a.
Music Teacher from The Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen, 2006
YWAM DTS New Zealand, 6 months, 2003
Married to Maria Butenko, since 2005.