May 2017 PhD, Historical Musicology, Boston University. Dissertation committee: Joshua Rifkin, Victor Coelho & SilkeLeopold. 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.
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.
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.