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Stephen Kalm

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Personal Summary

Stephen Kalm has sung with the Houston Grand Opera, Chautauqua Opera, Lake George Opera Festival, Minnesota Opera, Connecticut Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Spoleto, BAM, Lincoln Center Festival, The Pennsylvania Opera Theatre, and the Milwaukee,Billings,Missoula, Bozeman,  Great Falls, Glacier and Springfield Symphony Orchestras. He received a New York Dance and Performance (Bessie) Award for Meredith Monk’s opera,The Politics of Quiet, Internationally, he has appeared in concert and stage in Avignon, London, Paris, Berlin, Lisbon, Copenhagen, Bern and Bogota. He created the role of Franco Hartmann in Meredith Monk’s Atlas and appears on ECM’s recording of that work. His five additional commercial recordings include Harry Partch’s The Wayward, performed at Carnegie Hall and hailed by the NY Times as “one of the ten best classical music perfomances of 2014”. He has a B.M. from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, an M.A. from Queens College, and a D.M.A from The City University of New York. He is a Professor of Music at the University of Montana. 

Education

EDUCATION                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

D.M.A in Vocal Performance, The City University of New York                                                                              2000

Dissertation: An Annotated Guide to Baritone and Bass Arias from American Operas in the 1980’s

M.A. in Vocal Performance, Queens College                                                                                                         1980

Thesis: Duparc and Matisse, Reflections on Charles Baudelaire’s L’invitation au voyage

B.M. Vocal Performance, San Francisco Conservatory of Music                                                                           1978

Courses Taught

CLASSES TAUGHT at THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA                                                                                                                                        

Studio Voice                                                            French and Italian Diction

Opera Theater                                                       German and English Diction

Vocal Repertoire I & II                                            Aural Perception

University Choir                                                     Vocal Pedagogy

Techniques: Voice                                                 Operas of Claudio Monteverdi

 

MUSICAL DIRECTION at THE UNIVERSITYOF MONTANA                                                                                                                                 

Tell Me A Story                                                              Shakespeare Sings

Mozart At The Opera                                                A Little Night Music

A Night At The Operetta                                         An American Septet

The Threepenny Opera                                            The Beggar’s Opera

Ruth                                                                                    Cosi fan tutte

Swingtime Canteen                                                  An Italian Feast

A German Fest                                                              Sweeney Todd

Vive La France!                                                            Die Fledermaus

                       Odyssey of the Stars         

 

Projects

Detailed Performance Resume

International                                                                                                                                                                                                           

  • Night by Meredith Monk, American Composers Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, November 21, 2014
  • Subjective Voice in the The Wayward, Harry Partch Institute Ensemble, Carnegie Hall, April 22, 2014 (reviewed in NY Times 4/24/14) http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/24/arts/music/david-langs-collected-stories-at-zankel-hall.html?ref=music
  • Seventeen Lyrics of Li Po, Bern Biennale, September 17, 2008.  Broadcast on Swiss National Radio
  • Benjamin by John Carbon, Zimbel Records, ZR114, 2007
  • The Wayward by Harry Partch. Newband. Wergo Records 6638-2. (November, 2002) First commercial recording of this work.  (Reviewed by the San Francisco Examiner, Seattle Weekly, On the Turntable, La Folia On-Line Music Review, Classical Music Reviews, Beckmesser, The Guardian, and Audiophile Audition).
  • Expeditions in Concert, Meredith Monk Vocal Ensemble, A Meredith Monk Retrospective, Lincoln Center Festival, Alice Tully Hall, NYC, July 21, 2000 (Reviewed by The New York Times, Newark Star-Ledger, Financial Times)
  • The Politics of Quiet (Meredith Monk), Festival Encontros Acarte 1997 at the Gulbenkian Theater, Lisbon, Portugal, September 17-20, 1997
  • Seventeen Lyrics of Li Po by Harry Partch with Ted Mook, tenor violin Tzadik Records TZ7012, released 11/ 95 (Reviewed by the British Harry Partch Society  vol.1, no.4 February 1996, by Warren Burt for Experimental Musical Instruments, September 1996, NATS Journal of Singing
  • Musical Outsiders: An American Legacy.  I appeared in filmed performances of Harry Partch’s U.S. Highball.  Film was aired at the Music Film Festival of the Louvre, German and Austrian television, and Channel 13 (PBS) in NYC on 9/15
  • The Politics of Quiet  (Meredith Monk), The Cultural Capital Festival of Europe July 17 -20, 1996 at the Musikteatret Albertslund in Copenhagen Denmark
  • The Politics of QuietFestival d’Avignon, July 27-30, 1996
  • The Politics of Quiet, The Next Wave Festival, BAM, NYC October 9-13, 1996
  • Five Fragments by Ben Johnston with Music Amici for New World Records/Ponder Nothing: the Chamber Music of Ben Johnston. (reviewed Fanfare), December 1993
  • Subjective Voice in US Highball  by Harry Partch with Newband, Dean Drummond, conductor, Podewil Theater, Berlin, Germany, July 1993
  • Release of Atlas by Meredith Monk on ECM (reviewed San Francisco Chronicle) ECM 1491/92, January 1993
  • Atlas by Meredith Monk tour of Great Britain, performances at Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, Bath, Dartington, Birmingham, Leicester, Manchester, Sheffield and Nottingham, (Reviewed London Times) October, 1992
  • Franco Hartmann in Atlas by Meredith Monk, Wayne Hankin, conductor, The Next Wave Festival/BAM/NYC (Reviewed by the N.Y. Times), May 1992
  • Atlas by Meredith Monk at the Hebbel Theater in Berlin and the Paris Summer Festival at the Odeon in Paris (July 1991)
  • Franco Hartmann in Atlas (World Premiere) by Meredith Monk, Houston Grand Opera, April 1991, followed by performances in Minneapolis, Columbus and The Amerivcan Music Theater Festival in Philadelphia, June 1991, (Featured and Reviewed in the New York Times Magazine June 30, 1991)
  • Soloist, Carmina Burana, Filarmonica di Bogota, Bogata, Columbia, February 1990

National

  • Le nozze di Figaro, role of the Count with the Montana Lyric Opera, August 2011. (reviewed in Missoulian 8/11/11)
  • Seventeen Lyrics of Li Po, Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, Venice, CA, October 26, 2008.
  • Benjamin Franklin in Benjamin by John Carbon, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, signature event commemorating the 300th anniversary of Franklin’s birth (January ‘06)
  • Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble 40th Anniversary Concert at the World Financial Center Winter Garden, NYC (November 2005), Broadcast on WNYC (November ‘05)
  • Sumasti in Poia by Arthur Nevin, Lewis and Clark Centennial Celebration Signature Event, Great Falls Civic Center, July 3, 2005 (reviewed by New York Times and Great Falls Tribune)
  • Five New York Premieres, A Benjamin Songbook by John Carbon, Merkin Hall, NYC, February 24, 2001
  • Watching Over and the Chair Duet from The Maverick Strain, Montana Transport, Merce Cunningham Studio, NYC, February 15-17, 2001 (Reviewed by the New York Times), also performances of these works in Missoula, Whitefish, and substantial excerpts broadcast on KUFM-TV
  • Title role in Benjamin Franklin by John Carbon at Franklin and Marshall College to inaugurate the new Barshinger Center for the Performing Arts, February 12, 2000 (Broadcast on Pennsylvania Public Radio)
  • A Celebration Service by Meredith Monk  (premiere), produced by Danspace, St. Mark’s-in-the-Bowery, NYC, January 7-10, 14-17, 1999 (Reviewed by the Village Voice), followed by performances at Harvard University, Dartmouth College, Connecticut College and St. Vincent’s College (VT), April, 1999.
  • Hobos and Senators, Newband, Cooper-Union, NYC, December 5, 1999
  • Seventeen Lyrics of Li Po, Music on the Edge Festival, University of Pittsburgh, March 9, 1998
  • Seventeen Lyrics of Li Po, Merkin Hall, New York City, March 10, 1998 (NY Times Review, March 14, 1998)
  • Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, Meredith Monk Retrospective June 26, 1998. (Minneapolis Star Tribune Review, June 27, 1998)  Concert part of an exhibition “Performance in Art” featuring the work of Meredith Monk and her ensemble and Merce Cunningham and Bill T. Jones.
  • A Celebration Service Walker Arts Center and the First Unitarian Church, Minneapolis, MN, June 28, 1998
  • Service for the Millennium, Spoleto Festival U.S.A., Charleston, SC, June 5-7, 1997
  • Music in Time, Spoleto Festival U.S.A., Charleston, SC, June 6, 1997
  • High Holidays Cantor, Baltimore Hebrew Congregation (1988-1997)
  • Seventeen Songs of Li Po, The Knitting Factory, NYC, 4/26/96
  • U.S. Highball (Newband), Merkin Hall, NYC 6/18/96
  • U.S. Highball, Wexner Auditorium, Ohio State University 9/28/96
  • A Celebration Service (M. Monk), AGO Centennial Conference, NYC 7/8-11/96
  • Seventeen Lyrics of Li Po played nationally on National Public Radio’s Performance Today, June 1996
  • The Politics of Quiet, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh 6/8/96
  • The Politics of Quiet, P.S. 122, NYC 5/23-5/28/96
  • The Politics of Quiet, Lied Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 9/27/96
  • Serenade to Music (Vaughn Williams), Soloist, Calvary Church, NYC 10/6/96
  • Remember You, ‘Member Me by Stephen Weinstock, Minnesota New Music-Theater Ensemble, June, 1995
  • Baritone soloist, Ravel: Don Quichotte Songs and Ramirez: Missa Criolla with the Queens Symphony, NYC, April, 1995
  • Lecture/Recital SUNY/Buffalo, Recital: Guitar Songs of Ben Yarmolinsky and a lecture entitled, SettingText: The Art of the Libretto for Prof. Charles Bernstein’s doctoral seminar on Poetics, 10/94
  • American Song Recital: Works of Paul Bowles and Ben Yarmolinsky, WQXR (NYC Public Radio), September 1994
  • Boris in The Memoirs of Ulianna Rooney  by Vivian Fine and Sonia Friedman (World Premiere) Opera produced by Currents at the University of Richmond, Virginia, (Reviewed by the Richmond Times-Dispatch), September 1994
  • Ten Lyrics of Li Po by Harry Partch, Pacem in Terris, Warwick, NY, June 1994
  • Arlen Specter in Anita by Ben Yarmolinsky, Friends & Enemies of New Music, Merkin Hall/NYC, June, 1994
  • The Door Standing Open (world premiere) by Joelle Wallach, American Society for Jewish Music, Hebrew Union College/NYC, May, 1994
  • Soloist,  Dvorak’s Te Deum and Orff’s Carmina Burana with the Queens College Choral Society, Queens Symphony, conducted by Lawrence Eisman, Colden Center For the Performing Arts, NYC, May 1994
  • Life Underwater with John Cale and the Soldier String Quartet, Arts at St. Anns, Brooklyn/NYC, April, 1994
  • Soloist, Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass, with the Concerto Soloists Orchestra of Philadelphia and the Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges and U.S. Naval Academy Choirs, Marian Dolan, conductor/PA, April 1994
  • A Single Thread (world premiere) by Linda Kernohan, The Composers Club of New York, April 1994
  • Canciones a lo Ausente (world premiere) by Alba Potes, The League of Composers/ISCM, Merkin Hall/NYC, March 1994
  • Aria from Cantata #56 by J.S. Bach with Ronald Roseman, oboe, Raymond Erickson harpsichord, and Barbara Mallow, cello faculty recital, Queens College/NYC, March 1994
  • Eleven Intrusions and US Highball by Harry Partch with Newband, Dean Drummond, conductor, Arts at St. Anns, Brooklyn/NYC, March 1994
  • J.W. in The Glass Woman (world premiere) by Sorrel Hays, directed by Nancy Rhodes, Encompass Music Theatre/NYC, February 1994
  • Pierre Curie in Chaos (world premiere) by Michael Gordon, directed by Anne Bogart, New Dramatists/NYC, 1993
  • The King in Her Lightness (world premiere) by Polly Pen, Sarasota Opera/FL, October, 1993
  • The Life of Me (premiere) by Ben Yarmolinsky, Friends & Enemies of New Music, Greenwich House/NYC, June 1993
  • Soloist, Brahms’ German Requiem with the Queens College Choral Society, Queens Symphony, conducted by Lawrence Eisman, Colden Center For the Performing Arts, May 1993
  • Trickster in Vaugirard  by Mardi-Ellen Hill, Steinway Hall/NYC, (Reviewed by NY Newsday), May 1993
  • Soloist, Brahms’ German Requiem with the Concerto Soloists Orchestra of Philadelphia and the Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges and U.S. Naval Academy Choirs, Marian Dolan, conductor, April 1993
  • California Mystery Park (world premiere) by Carson Kievman, American Opera Projects/NYC, April 1993
  • Subjective Voice in US Highball by Harry Partch with Newband, Dean Drummond, conductor, Wexner Center, Ohio State University, (Reviewed by the Columbus Dispatch 4/10/93) April 1993
  • The Coward in The Bundle Man (world premiere) by Marshall Coid, directed by Tom O’Horgan, Theater For The New City, (reviewed New York Magazine, NY Times), March 1993
  • Soloist in Vaughn Williams’ Hodie  at Colgate University, Corning Symphony Marietta Cheng, conductor, December 1992
  • 10 Lyrics of Li Po and Ring Around the Moon by Harry Partch with Newband, Dean Drummond, conductor, Miller Theater, Columbia University/NYC, November 1992
  • Acardy Camerata, Program of Early Music, Arcady Music Festival, Bar Harbor/ME, August 1992
  • Soloist in She Sways by Kenneth Laufer, Janet Gerson Dance Co./NYC, July 1992
  • Farmer/Doctor in The Trap Nest by Nancy Gunn (World Premiere), Charles Prince, conductor, American Opera Center, NYC, May 1992
  • Mr. Peachum in The Threepenny Opera by Kurt Weill, The Pennsylvania Opera Theater, Barbara Silverstein, conductor, Philadelphia, PA (reviewed by Philadelphia Inquirer), May 1992
  • Baritone soloist in Orff’s Carmina Burana, Marian Dolan, conductor, Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges/PA, April 1992
  • Benito in Kurt Weill’s “Columbus” with The Dessoff Choirs, Amy Kaiser, conductor Merkin Concert Hall/NYC, March 1992
  • Dr. Frame in The Subject (World Premiere) by Ben Yarmolinsky Friends and Enemies of New Music/ NYC
  • The Wayward by Harry Partch, Newband, conducted by Dean Drummond and directed by Tom O’Hogan, Bang On A Can Festival, Circle in the Square, NYC (Reviewed by the NY Times, Village Voice and NY Daily News), May 1991
  • The Potter in Snow Leopard (World Premiere) by William Harper and Roger Nieboer (Reviewed in Opera News and Minnesota Star-Tribune) Minnesota Opera, 1989, directed by Rhoda Levine also in new production in 1991 at Actors Theatre of St. Paul directed by Ben Krywosz.
  • Dr. Pangloss in Candide, Pennsylvania Opera Theatre, conducted by Barbara Silverstein, 1989. (Reviewed by the Philadelphia Inquirer)
  • Lutece in Red Tide (world premiere) by Kim Sherman, Minnesota Opera, Southern Theatre (Reviewed by the Minnesota Star-Tribune, St. Paul Pioneer Press, and Opera Monthly) 1989
  • Shakespeare At The Opera!, Columbia Artists, Tour to Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Oregon, and Montana, 1988
  • Figaro in the The Barber of Seville, Pennsylvania Opera Theatre, conducted by Barbara Silverstein (Reviewed by the Philadelphia Inquirer), February 1987
  • Cowboy Lips directed by the BOBS and The Newest Little Opera in the World directed by Wesley Balk, Minnesota Opera, 1986
  • Eisenstein, Die Fledermaus, Mississippi Opera, 1985
  • Mercutio, Romeo and Juliet, Lake George Opera, 1985
  • Masetto, Don Giovanni, Chautauqua Opera, 1984
  • Manuel in The Egg by Gian Carlo Menotti, Milwaukee Symphony, conducted by Lukas Foss, (Reviewed by The Milwaukee Journal) 1984
  • Prus, The Makropolis Affair, Skylight Comic Opera, directed by Francesca Zambello, (Reviewed by The Milwaukee Journal), 1983
  • Dr. Malatesta in Don Pasquale, Maine Opera, 1983
  • Dr. Falke, Die Fledermaus, Connecticut Opera, (Reviewed by the Hartford Courant), 1982

Regional and Local (Montana)

2009-2019

  • Zachary Cooper's Faculty Recital, (October, 2018)
  • Soloist, Choral Concert, (December 2018)
  • Soloist, Mozart's Coronation Mass, Great Falls Symphony, (April, 2017)
  • Steven Hesla's Faculty Recital, (February, 2016)
  • Soloist, Messiah, (November, 2015)
  • Soloist, Vaughn Williams’ A Sea Symphony, Glacier Orchestra & Chorale, (May, 2014)
  • Narrator in Sound of Rivers: Stone Drum, Multi-Media piece in UM Dance Showcase (May, 2013)
  • Baritone solo, Mozart’s Coronation Mass, UM Chamber Chorale  (December, 2012)
  • Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof with the UM School of Theatre & Dance (November, 2012)
  • Cantorial Soloist, Temple De Cantorial Soloist, Temple DeHirsch Sinai (Seattle & Bellevue, October)
  • Johan Ericsson’s Faculty Recital (2009)

2006-2008

  • Soloist, Die Mitternach, UM Symphonic Wind Ensemble (December)
  • Faculty Recital, Seventeen Lyrics of Li Po (September)
  • Cantorial Soloist, Temple DeHirsch Sinai (Seattle & Bellevue, WA) (October)
  • Narrator, A Lincoln Portrait, UM Symphonic Wind Ensemble (October)
  • Soloist, Messiah, Habitat for Humanity, University Theater, Missoula, (November)
  • Faculty Recital (January)
  • Bach, Cantata 56, Roger McDonald Faculty Recital (January)
  • Musical Director and co-producer, SFA Odyssey of the Stars (April)

2005-2006

  • Cantorial Soloist, Temple DeHirsch Sinai (Seattle & Bellevue, WA) (October)
  • Faculty Chamber Recital (October)
  • Soloist, Messiah, Habitat for Humanity, University Theater, Missoula, (November)
  • Trio from Le nozze di Figaro, David Morgenroth Faculty Recital (January)
  • Trio from Le nozze di Figaro, 250th Mozart Birthday Extravaganza (January)
  • Musical Director and co-producer, SFA Odyssey of the Stars (April)
  • Soloist, Vaughn Williams’ A Sea Symphony, Helena Symphony Orchestra (May)
  • 2004-2005
  • Cantorial Solist, Temple DeHirsch Sinai (Seattle & Bellevue, WA) (September)
  • Directing, hosting & performing The President’s Club Dinner entertainment (October)
  • Provost’s Distinguished Faculty Series Lecture Performance, “A Place in the Soul”: Charles Ives, An American Original (October)
  • Soloist, Messiah , Habitat for Humanity, University Theater, Missoula, (November)
  • Soloist, UM New Music Ensemble Ives concert (November
  • Der Wanderer, Schubert, Steven Hesla Faculty Recital (February)
  • Musical Director and Co-producer,  SFA Odyssey of the Stars (April)
  • Soloist, Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder, UM Symphony Orchestra (April)

1999-2003

  • Melchior in Amahl and the Night Visitors, Missoula Children’s Theater, December 11-13, 16-20, 1999. (Reviewed in the Missoulian)
  • World Premiere of Maurice Saylor’s Alta Quies for the Society of Composers, Region VIII, 11/28/98 at UM.  Regional premiere of David Maslanka’s Black Dog Songs at Faculty Recital, December 5, 2001 at UM.
  • Dominus Dixit by G. F. Handel, Billings Symphony, October 12, 2002 (Reviewed in the Billings Gazette)
  • A Sea Symphony by Ralph Vaughn Williams, February 6-7, 1999 and Carmina Burana by Carl Orff, March 15-16, 2003, Missoula Symphony Orchestra
  • Count Almaviva in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, Partnership in Hospice Benefit, February 1, 2003, University Theater
  • Handel’s Messiah, Habitat for Humanity, November 1998-2002, University Theater
  • Four Solo/Opera Faculty Recitals, many faculty collaborations
  • Cantorial Solist, Temple DeHirsch Sinai (Seattle & Bellevue, WA) 2003
  • Directing, hosting & performing The President’s Club Dinner entertainment (October)
  • Baritone soloist, Two Life Histories, M. Subotnik, New Music Ensemble (October)
  • Soloist, Messiah , Habitat for Humanity, University Theater, Missoula, (November)
  • Baritone soloist,  Mass in C, Beethoven, UM Chamber Chorale (December)
  • Baritone soloist,  Dona nobis pacem, Vaughn Williams, University Choir (December)
  • Erlkonig, Schubert, Robert LedBetter Faculty Recital (February)
  • Director,  SFA Odyssey of the Stars (March)
  • Faculty Chamber Recital, 2 works (April)

1997-1998

  • Soloist,  Vaughn Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols with Butte Symphony Orchestra, 1/21/97
  • Soloist, Messiah, Habitat for Humanity, University Theater, Missoula, 10/30/97
  • Faculty Recital w/ Anne Basinski, 2/10/98
  • Sherman’s A Prairie Diary  for MSMTA Convention in Missoula, 6/11/97
  • Soloist, Handel for a Summer Evening, Holy Spirit Church, 9/8/98
  • Three Baritones Concert (with Pablo Elvira and Aaron Nicholson) Flathead Festival, August 3, 1998
  • Recorded show for KUFM Schubetiade w/ Bill Raoul on Die Neugierige
  • Music Director, Swingtime Canteen, Montana Repertory Theatre
  • Music Director and Conductor, Cosi fan tutte, UM Opera Theater (Spring Semester)
  • Stage Director, A Night at the Operetta,  UM Opera Theater, 11/97

1996 -1997

  • Soloist, Mass in C (Beethoven), with Billings Symphony Orchestra, 4/96
  • Soloist,  Bach Magnificat and Vaughn Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols with Bozeman Symphony Orchestra, 12/15/96
  • Soloist, Messiah, Habitat for Humanity, St. Anthony’s Church, Missoula, 12/1/96
  • Opera a Trois Concert, First Night Missoula, 12/31/96
  • Soloist, An AIDS Tribute Concert, 12/4/96
  • Faculty Solo Recital, 3/25/97
  • Brahms’ Vier Ernste Gesange  for MSMTA Convention in Butte, 6/10/97
  • Recital for Missoula Music Teachers Association, 2/12/97
  • Recital for the MSO Guild, 2/16/97
  • Song For Life, vs.3 in Helena, 7/29/97
  • Recorded show for KUFM Schubetiade w/ Bill Raoul on Die Neugierige
  • Portrayed Mozart in Mozart At the Opera, 11/96
  • Stage Director, Ruth, UM Opera Theater, 3/97
  • Sang “Fly Duet”  with Anne Basinski for Music Day 2/97
  • Soloist with Margaret Schuberg, University Congregational Church, 3/9/97

1995-1996

  • Mass in C (Beethoven) soloist, Bozeman Symphony Orchestra, 4/96
  • An Evening of Operatic Duets, Faculty Recital with Anne Basinski 9/10/96
  • A Prairie Diary, Faculty Chamber Recital with Maxine Ramey and Steven Hesla 11/28
  • A Little Night Music, Conductor, UM, 12/96
  • The Beggar’s Opera, Stage Director, UM Opera Theater, 4/96
  • Soloist, Holy Spirit Church, 1/21/96
  • Soloist, University Congregational Church, 2/28/96
  • Gregorian Chant Service,  Conductor, UCC, 1/7/96

1994-1995

  • Billy Bigelow, Carousel  at Missoula Children’s Theatre (May)
  • Shakespeare At The Opera, co-stage directed with Jeff Ingman UM Opera Theater (April)
  • Baritone soloist, Handel’s Messiah with String Orchestra of the Rockies and the Montana Chorale in Missoula and Anaconda (December)
  • Baritone soloist, Vaughn William’s Hodie with the Billings Symphony Orchestra (December)

 

Affiliations

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS                                                                                                                                                                                       

National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS)

American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA)

Actor’s Equity Association (AEA)

National Association of Music Executives at State Universities (NAMESU)

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

International Council of Fine Arts Deans (ICFAD)

American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) 

Professional Experience

COMMERCIAL RECORDINGS                                                                                                                                                                                            

•  Benjamin by John Carbon, Zimbel Records                #ZR114                                                          2007

•  Snow Leopard by William Harper, Minnesota Opera, Cafépress 17152254                                      2005

•  The Wayward by Harry Partch. Newband. Wergo 6638 2                                                                  2003

•  17 Lyrics of Li Po by Harry Partch. Ted Mook, Tenor Violin. Tzadik 7012                                         1995

•  Atlas: An Opera in Three Parts by Meredith Monk.  ECM 1491/92                                                  1993

•  “Five Fragments” on Ponder Nothing: Chamber Music of Ben Johnson                                       1993 

     Music Amici.  New World Records 80432-2

OPERA COMPANIES/ SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAS                                                                                                                                                  

Houston Grand Opera                                            Minnesota Opera

Connecticut Opera                                                 The Pennsylvania Opera Theater

Mississippi Opera                                                   Skylight Opera Theater

Sarasota Opera                                                      Opera Northeast

Maine Opera                                                           Lake George Opera

Chautauqua Opera                                                 Ashlawn Opera

Milwaukee Symphony                                             Charlottesville Symphony

Filharmonica de Bogota                                          Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia

Springfield Symphony                                             Queens Symphony

Brevard Symphony                                                 Billings Symphony

Queens Philharmonia                                             Bozeman Symphony

Missoula Symphony Orchestra                              String Orchestra of the Rockies

Helena Symphony Orchestra                                 Cincinnati Opera

Glacier Symphony Orchestra                                 Montana Lyric Opera

          American Composer’s Orchestra                           Newband

          Meredith Monk Ensemble                                      Great Falls Symphony

FESTIVALS & OTHER VENUES                                                                                                                                                                                            

The Next Wave Festival at BAM                       Lincoln Center Festival,

The Knitting Factory                                          European Cultural Capital Festival (Copenhagen)

Avignon Festival (FR)                                        Spoleto USA Festival

Encontros Arcarte Festival (Lisbon)                  July Music Festival (Paris)

Bath Music Festival (UK)                                   Bang On A Can Festival

Arcady Music Festival                                       American Music Theater Festival

Queen Elizabeth Hall          (UK)                       Eugene O’Neill Music Theatre Conference

Three Rivers Arts Festival                                 Bern Biennale (Switzerland)

Carnegie Hall                                                     Danspace Projects, Inc.

 

Honors / Awards

AWARDS AND HONORS                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Missoual Cultural Council Individual Artist Award                                                                                       2015

The Robert L. Pantzer Humanitarian Award (University of Montana)                                                         2015

Provost’s Distinguished Faculty Lecture (University of Montana)                                                               2004

A Place in the Soul: Charles Ives, An American Original

University of Montana, School of Fine Arts Distinguished Faculty Award                                                   2001

Merit Awards, The University of Montana                                                                                                   1998, 2002

New York Dance and Performance Award “Bessie” for The Politics of Quiet                                             1997

by Meredith Monk