Chair, Voice & Vocal Pedagogy
Bass-baritone Mark St. Laurent taught at New England Conservatory from 1989 through 2013, and served as chair of the voice department for part of that time.
St. Laurent has sung extensively in oratorio and opera, with performances both in the U.S. and Europe. Solo performances have included the Aspen Music Festival, Bach aria Festival, Boston Lyric Opera, Lake George Opera, Monadnock Music, Indian Hill Symphony, and the Liederkranz Foundation. Operatic performances have included La Bohème, Madame Butterfly, Die Zauberflöte, Don Giovanni, The Barber of Seville, and The Elixir of Love.
St. Laurent now devotes himself entirely to his teaching. His students have included Metropolitan Opera Guild Regional and National finalists and winners. Students from his studio have performed with the Metropolitan Opera, St. Louis Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Utah Opera, Sarasota Opera, and Boston Lyric Opera.
B.M., M.M., Performer’s Certificate, Indiana University. Studies with Carlos Alexander, Camilla Williams, John Humphry, and Ruud Van de Meer. Former faculty of Brandeis University and the Thayer Conservatory at Atlantic Union College.
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