April 2022: Erweiterungs Studium in Vocal Pedagogy, Methodik und Didaktik, Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Stuttgart (Durchschnittsnote 1,0).
Published 2020: Songs and Arias Ornamented by Giovanni Battista Velluti, the Last Operatic Castrato with A-R Editions.
Modern Premier 2020: Pietro Torri's 1731 dramatic oratorio Abramo in the Festival für Alte Musik in Aalen with own modern edition (also sang the role of "Angelo").
Winner 2019 (w/ Joachim Enders) Noah Greenberg Award from the American Musicological Society, for an outstanding contribution to historic performance practice, for the CD project: The Romantic Castrato.
Since 2018: Artistic Director of the Festival für Alte Musik (in) Aalen (FAMA).
Since 2018: Artistic Director for Kultur in der Villa Stützel, concert series.
Since 2014: Artistic Director of Ensemble Lux et Umbrae.
May 2017 PhD, Historical Musicology, Boston University. Dissertation committee: Joshua Rifkin, Victor Coelho & Silke Leopold. Dissertation: "Giambattista Velluti in London, 1780-1861: Literary Constructions of the Last Operatic Castrato."
Master of Business Administration, University of Applied Sciences (FOM) Berlin.
Professional Studies Certificate in Classical Voice, Manhattan School of Music.
Master of Music in Classical Voice, Boston University.
Bachelor of Music in Classical Voice, magna cum laude, Millsaps College. At Millsaps, I gave my male soprano debut in January, 1992, before having studied the voice. Hear the live recording from that day!
National Winner of the Metropolitan Opera Competition in 1995. First male soprano in history.
European Debut: Spoleto, Italy, Festivale dei due Mondi, Händel’s Semele.
German Debut: Staatsoper unter den Linden, Hasse’s Solimano w-René Jacobs.
Bayersiche Staatsoper, ‘Goffredo’ in Händel’s Rinaldo w-Ivor Bolton and David Alden.
Halle Händelfestpiele, title role in Händel’s Rodrigo w-Andreas Spering and Axel Köhler.
Cuvilliertheater, München, ‘Giulio Cesare’ in Ferrandini’s Catone in Utica.Released in 2004 by Oehms Classics.
Karlsruhe Händelfestpiele, ‘Anastasio’ in Händel’s Giustino w-Michael Hofstetter and Peer Boysen.
Nationaltheater Mannheim, ‘Giulio Cesare’ in Piccini’s Catone in Utica w-Reinhard Goebel and Nicholas Broadhurst.
Theatro Massimo, Palermo, title role in A. Scarlatti’s Massimo Puppieno w-Fabio Biondi.
Solo CD The Virtuoso Soprano Motets of Giacomo Carissimi released in 2008 by Hänssler Profile Editions in a co-production with the Bayerischer Rundfunk. Named to Crescendo Magazine's 2010 Best List.
Solo CD Songs to Mary with Marian Motets of Claudio Monteverdi, Alessandro Grandi and Giacomo Carissimi released in 2010 by Hänssler Profile Editions in co-production with the Bayerischer Rundfunk.
Solo CD The Complete 'Amen, Alleluia' Arias, HWV 269-77 with Ensemble Il Furioso, released in 2017 by Toccata Classics.
Solo CD The Romantic Castrato: the ornamented Songs and Arias of Giambattista Velluti, released in 2020 by Toccata Next.
3 Countertenors concert with Brian Asawa and Derek Lee Ragin and Elizabeth Wallfish and the Concerto D'Amsterdam at Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam in 2010. Concert Recording released on iTunes.
Mozart's Exsultate Jubilate with the Bath Philharmonia, at Bath Abbey for the 2014 Jane Austen Festival.
Title role, baroque pasticcio opera Alexander in India at the Nehru House in New Delhi, India, with the Neemrana Foundation.