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Kevin Wilson

Director, Graduate Vocal Pedagogy Degree Program | Voice Faculty

Kevin Wilson earned a M.M. in voice pedagogy from the New England Conservatory (NEC) and a B.M. in voice performance from the University of Central Oklahoma. He has completed additional studies in voice and opera at the Kansas City Conservatory and in speech anatomy and physiology at Boston University Sargent School of Health. He has studied voice with Maitland Peters, Carole Haber, Mark St. Laurent, Gustavo Halley, Kay Creed, Marilyn Govich and Tony Gonzalez, and he has coached with Terry Decima, Jan Eyron, Steve Crawford and Scott Jarrett. Additionally, Wilson has worked under opera directors Jay Lessinger, Carveth Osterhaus, Nicolette Molnar, Matthew Lata and Marc Astafan.

As a baritone, Wilson has performed leading and supporting roles in the operatic, oratorio and musical theater repertoire throughout the U.S. He has appeared in recital and solo engagements with ensembles in Sweden, Germany, Austria, Hungary and the Czech Republic and performed with Opera Boston for two seasons including the New England premier of Nixon in China. He is a winner of the Texoma NATS Competition and received the encouragement award from the Metropolitan Opera Council Auditions (district).

Wilson’s students have performed with the Handel and Haydn Society, the Boston Lyric Opera (BLO), American Repertory Theater, Trinity Rep, Goodspeed, Speakeasy, Opera Boston, Brooklyn Opera, Bronx Opera, Cantata Singers, Oregon Bach Festival, San Jose Opera, Back Bay Chorale, Providence Singers, Opera Providence and the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival. His students have performed on Broadway/off-Broadway and in summer stock, regional theaters and national tours throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. They have received awards in the Metropolitan Opera Auditions, the NATS Boston Classical Competition, NATS Boston Musical Theater Competition, NATS Rhode Island Song Festival and have received multiple IRNE nominations and awards.

Wilson served on the NATS Boston board of directors from 2005-2008. He is currently a member of the National Association for Teachers of Singing (NATS) and the New York Singing Teachers Association (NYSTA). He has given master classes and lectures on Caring for the Singing Voice at Brown University, Opera Studios Sweden, Arts Edge and The Boston Conservatory's summer Vocal/Choral Intensive (VCI) and the Music Theater Dance Intensive (MTDI). He is former faculty of Brown University and Marymount Manhattan College and is now on faculty at The Boston Conservatory, where he is Director of the Graduate Pedagogy Program. He maintains private voice studios in Boston and New York City.

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