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William Wilsonwilson

Associate Professor of Music
Voice, Baritone

Frasier 151

970-351-2076

william.wilson@unco.edu

William Wilson holds a M.M. in Vocal Arts from the University of Southern California and an MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno. He lived in Europe for 15 years where he performed leading roles in Opera, Operetta, Concerts and Musicals. He has performed with the Landestheater Coburg, Theater St. Gallen, Vienna Sinfonietta, Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Theater Hof, Theater Oberhausen, Theater Annaberg-Buchholz, Opera Classica Europa, Frankfurter Kammeroper, European Chamber Opera, Phantom der Oper Basel, Sunset Blvd. Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden Chamber Orchestra, Frankfurter Sinfoniker, Krakow Radio Symphony, Dubrovnik Symphony, Symphony of Plovdiv and Sophia, Bulgaria, Carl Witzel Verein, Symphony Karlsbad, University Orchestra of Dresden, Nevada Opera, Nevada Opera Theater, Brooklyn Opera, Long Beach Opera, Opera Fort Collins, Los Angeles Concert Opera, Las Vegas Symphony, Reno Philharmonic, Reno Chamber Orchestra, Orange County Master Chorale, Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra, Juilliard OTD and the Crystal Cathedral Choir and Orchestra. Some of the roles he has performed are; Don Carlo di Vargas in La Forza del Destino, Wolfram in Tannhäuser, Zar in Zar und Zimmerman, Giorgio Germont in La Traviata, Dr. Schön in Lulu, Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor, Papageno in Die Zauberflöte, Marat in Marat, Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, Count in Le Nozze di Figaro, Dandini in Cenerentola, Antonio in Linda di Chamounix, Guglielmo in Cosi fan Tutte, Amonasro in Aida, Escamillo in Carmen, Mercutio in Romeo and Juliette, Bartolo in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Polyphemus in Acis and Galatea, Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro, Belcore in L’Elisir D’Amore, and Mr. Andre in The Phantom of the Opera.