Andrew Nalley, Baritone, Set to Perform August 2nd
Outstanding, Emerging Baritone from the University of Alabama set to present the next concert for the Music at Messiah Classical Concert Series.
Sunday, August 2nd, 2015 at 4:00 pm
Messiah Lutheran Church
7741 Hwy 72 West
Madison, Al 35758
Cost of the concert is free. Donations are welcome. A reception will be held after the performance.
Baritone Andrew Nalley is a senior at the University of Alabama where he is a student of Dr. Paul Houghtaling. At Alabama, Andrew has been heard in a variety of roles with the UA Opera Theatre including the title role in Don Giovanni, John Sorel in The Consul, Archibald Grosvenor in Gilbert and Sullivan’s Patience, and the Bailiff in the world premiere of Amir Zaheri’s The Raven’s Revenge. Also with the UA Opera Theatre, he was a finalist in the National Opera Association’s 2011 Collegiate Opera Scenes Competition in San Antonio, Texas. In 2014, he appeared as Guglielmo in Così fan tutte and Rapunzel’s Prince in Into the Woods with Opera in the Ozarks in Arkansas.
He has been a winner and a finalist in numerous competitions including Alabama’s MTNA Young Artist Voice Competition, the Alabama Federation of Music Clubs, Birmingham Music Club Guild, Alabama Music Teachers Association, NATS, and the Montgomery Symphony’s Vann Vocal Institute Emerging Artists Competition. Additional performance credits include Dick McGann in Street Scene with the Harrower Opera Workshop and Robert Livingston in Huntsville, Alabama’s Independent Musical Theater’s production of 1776.
Andrew began his vocal studies with Martha Brouse at Belle Voce Studio in Huntsville. With Belle Voce he was seen as Count Almaviva in the Marriage of Figaro and Marius in Les Miserable. He has also studied at the Westminster Choir College’s CoOperative training program and has coached with David Cangelosi, Laurie Rogers, Alan Held, and Steven Crawford.