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Voice teacher Robert White, born in New York City, was a tenor soloist with New York Philharmonic and the Monte Carlo and Wexford Operas. He has sung concerts and taught master classes at Aspen, Edinburgh, Mostly Mozart, Spoleto, and Tokyo music festivals. He sang a solo recital in the inaugural season of the Renzo Piano-designed concert hall at New York’s Morgan Library (2006). He has recorded solo albums with pianists Samuel Sanders, Stephen Hough, Dick Hyman, and Graham Johnson for the RCA, Sony, Arabesque, Hyperion, and Virgin Classics labels. He has made recordings with the Monte Carlo Philharmonic, the BBC Orchestra, Plácido Domingo (Man of La Mancha), and Yo-Yo Ma, with conductors Leonard Bernstein, David Zinman, and Paul Hindemith. Songs have been written for him by William Bolcom, John Corigliano, Lukas Foss, Sheldon Harnick, Richard Hundley, Lowell Liebermann, Gian Carlo Menotti, Ned Rorem, and John Musto. He has judged the Naumburg, Young Concert Artists, China International-Beijing, and Wigmore Hall (London) vocal competitions. He received the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s 2007 Award for Artistic Excellence. White is a board member of the Marilyn Horne Foundation and New York City Opera Artistic Committee. White received his master’s from Juilliard, where he studied with Sergius Kagen and Beverley Peck Johnson. He studied with Nadia Boulanger at Fontainebleau in France. White has been a Juilliard faculty member since 1992 and he is also on the voice faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center.