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Born in New York, NY.
Baritone and business manager of New York Polyphony. Nominated for two GRAMMY® awards. Naumberg Competition Semifinalist. Awards from Sullivan Foundation, Gérard Souzay Competition, and Kurt Weill Foundation. Recent engagements include performances with Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, International Contemporary Ensemble, NOW Ensemble, and San Francisco Symphony; title role in Saul at Trinity Wall Street’s Twelfth Night Festival; the American Classical Orchestra; Winterize: an outdoor adaptation of Winterreise with transistor radios; title role in The War Reporter at Prototype Festival; Tanglewood; Lincoln Center; Wolf Trap; Central City Opera; Music Academy of the West; Rheingau Festival; Wigmore Hall; Stifskonzerte Oberösterreich; Berliner Dom; and Thüringer Bachwochen.
Degrees and Studies
B.A., Yale University (Music and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations); M.A., Harvard University (Middle Eastern Studies). Current C.V. Starr Doctoral Fellow at Juilliard. Opera Training at Music Academy of the West, Central City Opera, and Tanglewood. Voice teachers include Dr. Robert C. White Jr., Fred Carama, and W. Stephen Smith.