Style: Pop; Opera; Rock; Classical; Musical Theatre
Title: Adjunct Professor, Dominican and North Park Universities
Bio: Matt Blanks originally hails from Olney, Maryland, teaching and performing regularly in the Chicagoland area where he currently resides. A graduate of Peabody Conservatory and Baldwin-Wallace University, he has regional credits in Illinios, Indiana, Wisconsin, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Mexico, and New York as a classical soloist. Operatic roles performed include Ferrando in Cosí fan tutte, Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, and Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia. Mr. Blanks has appeared as a young artist with Opera Southwest, Tri-Cities Opera, Indianapolis Opera, Sarasota Opera, and Chicago Opera Theater.
Currently, he holds positions as Director of Music at Calvary Episcopal Church in Batavia and Adjunct Professor of Music at both North Park and Dominican Universities.
Voice Type: Tenor
Music Styles Taught: Pop; Opera; Rock; Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am available as a performer; I am currently accepting private students; I am available as a clinician or presenter; I accept students through a college or university program