Dominic Armstrong is appointed assistant professor of voice
The School of Music announces the appointment of Dominic Armstrong as assistant professor of voice (tenor) beginning August 2020.
Mr. Armstrong has established himself as an artist of superb musicality and characterization. During the 2018-19 season, he joined the Syracuse Opera, singing Macduff in Verdi’s Macbeth, the Florida Orchestra for Michael Tippett’s Child of Our Time, the Kaohsiung Symphony Orchestra for an opera gala concert, and the Portland Symphony for Rachmaninoff’s The Bells. He also toured southern France, performing Cavaradossi in Tosca with conductor Emmanuel Plasson, and participated in the U.S. national tour of Curtis on Tour.
Highlights of recent seasons include Gordon Getty's one-act operas Usher House and The Canterville Ghost with the Los Angeles Opera, Lori Laitman’s The Scarlet Letter with Opera Colorado (recording available on the Naxos label), Siegmund in Die Walküre with the Miami Music Festival and Don José in Carmen with Dayton Opera. Other engagements of note include appearances with the New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Boston Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Lyric Opera of Chicago and Carnegie Hall.
Dominic Armstrong is a winner of the George London Foundation Vocal Competition, the Liederkranz Art Song Competition and a Grand Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. He holds degrees from Truman State University, The Juilliard School and The Curtis Institute.