Position: Associate Professor, Voice (Tenor)
Location: Ruebush Hall, Room 203
Phone: (540) 665-5484
Employed Since: 1994
Conservatory Professional Highlights:
Studied at the famed Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London in 1986.
Frequent soloist at the Kennedy Center with the Choral Arts Society of Washington and the Washington Chorus.
Symphonic engagements include performances with the National Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony, New York Philharmonic, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, BBC Orchestra and L’Orchestre du Montreal
Member of the Metropolitan Opera’s Young Artists Development Program from 1989 to 1992. Apprentice Artist with the Wolf Trap Opera Company, Apprentice Artist with the Santa Fe Opera Company
In twenty-three seasons with the Metropolitan Opera, he has sung over 280 performances of nineteen different roles.
Appeared with the Wolf Trap Opera Company, Washington’s Concert Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Washington National Opera, Wexford Opera, Ash Lawn Opera Festival
Recording credits include Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess (EMI), Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro (Deutsche Gramophone), and (BMG’s) Grammy Award winning recording of John Corigliano’s Rage and Remembrance. R. Nathaniel Dett, Chariot Jubilee (Vocalessence, Clarion Label), Sing Noel, Washington Chorus, (DVD) Rossini, Semiramide, Metropolitan Opera, (DVD) Puccini, La Fanciulla del West, Metropolitan Opera
Certificate, Guildhall School of Music and Drama (England); B.M.Ed, M.M.Ed., Shenandoah University