UPCOMING AND RECENT:
Principal male soloist with the RPM Singers for their annual holiday concerts; Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 3:00 PM at the First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn Heights and Sunday, December 13th, 2015 at 6:00 PM at Shetler Studios (12th Floor, Shetler 1), 54th Street betweenBroadway and Eighth Avenue in midtown, NYC.
Male soloist for the annual Audience Requests concert for the Gilbert and Sullivan Society fo New York, performing selections from The Pirates of Penzance, The Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe,The Mikado, Princess Ida and others. The Community Church of New York (40 East 35th Street between Madison and Park); Wednesday, November 18, 2015; 7:30 PM
Performing the role of Earl Tolloller in a concert reading of "Iolanthe" for the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of New York; The Community Church of New York (40 East 35th Street between Madison and Park); Friday, September 18, 2015; 7:30 PM
Performing the role of Pish-Tush in a concert reading of "The Mikado" for the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of New York; The Community Church of New York (40 East 35th Street between Madison and Park); Saturday, June 20, 2015; 7:30 PM
Singing Richard Dauntless in "Ruddigore," the Duke of Plaza-Toro in "The Gondoliers" and Leonard Meryll in "The Yeomen of the Guard" for a concert reading of several Gilbert and Sullivan scores as part of an in-home musicale hosted by Samuel Silvers with participants from several states; Saturday, June 6, 2015 in New York City.
Directing Shakespeare's "Macbeth" with student actors for The Home Made Theater in Saratoga Springs, New York; Also teaching summer classes in improvisation, classic British plays, classic American plays and an acting intensive for adults for the Home Made Theater; July, 2015.
Appeared as a member of the Church of Neurotology in the Saturday Night Live pretaped music video "Always Believe" that initially aired on Saturday, April 4, 2014.
Performing Lerner and Loewe's "I Remember It Well" from "Gigi" with Erika Person Werner and Lloyd Arriola on piano for Erika's Isaac Asimov Award Recital on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater, Broadway and 95th Street, New York.
Performing the role of Dr. Daly in a concert performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Sorcerer" for The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of New York; The Community Church of New York (40 East 35th Street between Madison and Park); Thursday, February 12, 2015; 7:30 PM
Soloist with the singing group RPM for their annual holiday cabaret; December 7, 2014, St. Charles Borromeo Church, 21 Sidney Place, Brooklyn, 3:00 PM and December 13, 2014, Shetler Studios, 54th Street, NYC, 5:00 PM.
Appeared as a stoner in the Saturday Night Live pretaped video short "A New Day" that initially aired on Saturday, November 15, 2014.
Singer for the 40th Anniversary Gala Concert for the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at the Skirball Center at New York University.
Directing Shakespeare's The Tempest with student actors for The Home Made Theater in Saratoga Springs, New York; performance on Friday, July 25, 2014. Also teaching summer classes in vocal technique, improvisation and classic American plays for the Home Made Theater; July, 2014.
Performing the role of Luiz in a concert performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Gondoliers" for The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of New York; The Community Church of New York (40 East 35th Street between Madison and Park); Monday, June 16, 2014; 7:30 PM.
Performing the roles of Susan Ramsden/Goatherd in The Miscast Reading Series free presentation of George Bernard Shaw's Man and Superman, sponsored by Cross-Eyed Bear Productions and Duncan Pflaster. Quinn's Bar and Grill, 356 West 44th Street, NYC. Sunday, May 25, 2014, 7:00 PM
Featured tenor soloist performing selections by Gilbert and Sullivan for the annual Isaac Asimov Award Concert--2014 honoree baritone David Macaluso. Thalia Theater, 95th Street and Broadway, New York. Sunday, April 27, 2014.
Featured tenor/baritone soloist in numbers from H.M.S. Pinafore,The Gondoliers, Patience and Iolanthe (including singing "Fold Your Flapping Wings," famously cut from the original 1882 production) for a concert sponsored by the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of New York. Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Holy Week with the Immanuel Lutheran Church Choir (88th Street and Lexington Avenue, NYC). Music includes selections by Byrd, Mozart, Kuhnau, Anerio, Monteverdi, Josquin, Bruckner, Obrecht, Scheidt, Gjeilo, Schutz and more. Palm Sunday, April 13 through Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Appeared as a General Motors representative with Kate McKinnon as Mary Barra in the Saturday Night Live cold open; broadcast on Saturday, April 5, 2014.
Played principal role of Edmund--a brilliant but unsuccessful and embittered writer--for independent short film written and directed by Emre Gulcan; Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
Soloist for anthem "Quelle est cette odeur agreable" (David Willcocks arrangement) and trio "Magi Videntes Stellam" by Antonio Cifra (1584-1629). Immanuel Lutheran Church, NYC; Dr. Gwendolyn Toth, music director. Sunday, January 5, 2014.
Appeared as a frustrated parent annoyed by the inappropriate antics of Lady Gaga and new featured player John Milhiser in the "Fourth Grade Talent Show" sketch on Saturday Night Live that initially aired on November 16, 2013.
Featured performer in a scene from The Chocolate Soldier in Over Easy, a program of scenes from operetta and opera; Elizabeth Hastings, music director. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 at 7 P.M.; 417 West 57th Street, NYC.
Played The Herald; The Grand Duke; concert for The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of New York; William Remmers, conductor; The Community Church of New York (40 East 35th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue); Tuesday, October 15, 2013; 7:30 PM
Sixth season as one of two tenor section leaders (as well as an occasional alto) of the Immanuel Lutheran Church choir, resuming on September 15, 2013 under Dr. Gwendolyn Toth; 88th Street and Lexington Avenue.
Stage director for Hubbard Hall Opera Theater's production of Trial By Jury by Gilbert and Sullivan. Performances in Cambridge, NY; August 17/18 at 2:00 PM and August 24/25 at 8:00 PM. Alexina Jones, artistic director.
Guest instructor for the Home Made Theater in Saratoga Springs, NY; teaching classes throughout July, 2013. Theater Games, Improvisation, Basic Vocal Technique and Shakespeare For Young Actors. Stacies Myette Barnes, general director.
Cantor/soloist, "The Call" by Vaughan Williams/Herbert. Donsok Shin, organist, 11:00 AM service, Immanuel Lutheran Church; 88th Street and Lexington Avenue, NYC. Sunday, June 23, 2013.
Played the patter baritone role of Reginald Bunthorne in Patience by Gilbert and Sullivan. Inaugural season of the Camp Hill Light Opera Festival, Mechanicsburgh, PA; June 12/16. Libbey Moyer, artistic director; Michael Blum, president/creative director.
Appeared as a member of Anderson Cooper's family in the "Stefon's Wedding" Saturday Night Live pretape video that initally aired during the Weekend Update segment on May 18, 2013.
Played the baritone role of Strephon in Iolanthe by Gilbert and Sullivan, including "Fold Your Flapping Wings" (cut from the original 1882 production). The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of New York, May 14th, 2013; Community Church of New York, 40 East 35th Street, NYC. Francis Yasprica, Dan Kravetz; Andi Stryker-Rodd, piano.
Played a comic Gypsy dancer/Penizek understudy in Countess Maritza by Emmerich Kalman; Liederkranz Opera Theater, April 27/28/2013; Corin Hollifield, director. Elizabeth Hastings, music director.