Style: Opera; Classical; Musical Theatre
Bio: Dr. Scott Tripp Vidal is Lecturer of Music at the FIU School of Music, where he teaches applied voice, music literature, music theatre, aural skills, and conducting. Dr. Tripp has previously taught at the University of Miami Department of Theatre Arts, and at New World School of the Arts. He has performed professionally as both singer and conductor in the United States, Europe, and South America. Within the state of Florida, Dr. Tripp performs frequently in operas, concerts, recitals, and galas with such organizations such as the Central Florida Bach Society, the Imperial Symphony Orchestra, Magic City Opera, Orchestra Miami, the Alhambra Orchestra, and others. He has performed such roles as Tom Rakewell in Igor Stravisky’s The Rake’s Progress, Sam in Kurt Weill's Street Scene, Goro in Madama Butterfly, Prince Charming in Massenet’s Cendrillon, Quint in Benjamin Britten's The Turn of the Screw, and Paco in Manuel de Falla's La Vida Breve. Dr. Tripp specializes in the performance and interpretation of Iberian art song and is a leading ambassador for Catalan-language art song in the English-speaking world. He has produced the first and only comprehensive pronunciation guide for singing in Catalan and has presented papers of the topic in the United States and abroad. He has performed Catalan song recitals in the United States and in Spain. He holds the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in vocal pedagogy from the University of Miami Frost School of Music. He serves as Choirmaster and Director of Music at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Coconut Grove. He is an active member and a past president of the local Gold Coast NATS chapter in South Florida. Please call or email to make an appointment.
Voice Type: Tenor
Music Styles Taught: Opera; Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am available as a performer; I am available as a clinician or presenter; I accept students through a college or university program