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Marcus Simmons, bass-baritone

Marcus Simmons, bass-baritone
Date Thursday, February 27, 2020
7:30 p.m.
Location Benson Great Hall - View maps and directions
Bethel University
3900 Bethel Dr St Paul MN 55112
CostFree, no tickets required
SponsorsDepartment of Music and Theatre

Event Description

Dr. Marcus Simmons is a bass-baritone from Philadelphia, PA. He has sung for dignitaries including Former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, and alongside internationally acclaimed performers Simon Estes, Carol Vaness, and Karen Slack. Dr. Simmons has bowed on concert stages from Carnegie Hall and the Saigon Opera House in Hanoi, Vietnam to the Queensland Performing Arts Center with the Reno Chamber Orchestra, Lancaster Symphony, and Philadelphia Orchestra among others. He has performed over twenty-five opera roles and has also had the pleasure of premiering several concert works and opera roles by composers old and new like John Cooper, Howard Helvey, and Jake Heggie. Dr. Simmons has performed residencies, masterclasses, and recitals at universities across the United States and is currently the Artistic Director of the Hoosier Community Chorus and the Music Program Director at 1525 The Warehouse in Bloomington, IN.


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