Style: Opera; Jazz; Classical; Musical Theatre
Title: Assistant Professor of Voice and Opera
Bio: ROBERT CHAFIN
On the international opera, concert and recital stage, tenor Robert Chafin, a native of Virginia, has garnered accolades for his dramatic interpretation and versatile creativity. Chafin has over 70 operas in his repertoire and has performed as a guest artist at New York City Opera and in Carnegie Hall. He has performed internationally in Berlin (the Deutsche Oper and Philharmonie), Paris, Salzburg Summer Festival, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Vienna, Frankfurt, Brussels, Madrid, Milan, Leipzig and in Israel (Tel Aviv and Jerusalem).
He has critically acclaimed recordings of the operas of Franz Schreker
(Flammen and Christophorus), Richard Strauss (Die Liebe der Danae), Leonard Bernstein (Candide), and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. In addition to performing, Chafin has been recently appointed Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice at Virginia Tech. Upcoming engagements include concerts in France and Germany and in March, Chafin will also sing Das Lied von der Erde with the Ensemble du Monde in New York.
Voice Type: Tenor
Music Styles Taught: Opera; Jazz; 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