The American baritone, Alan Cline, studied at Brooke High School in Wellsburg, West Virginia (Class of 2009). He obtained hia Bachelor of Music degree in f Music Performance from West Liberty University in West Virginia (2014). Currently, he is a second-year Masterís student in Vocal Performance and Literature at the Eastman School of Music in ∑ Rochester, New York (August 2014-May 2016), in the studio of Jan Opalach, and formerly of Robert McIver. He was recently awarded second prize in the 2015 Jessie Kneisel Lieder Competition and third prize in the 2016 Friends of Eastman Opera Competition.
At Eastman, Alan Cline has appeared on stage as Charles Webb in Roremís Our Town and as the Bass-Baritone in Glassí Hydrogen Jukebox. He is also an active soloist in the greater Rochester area, including appearances with Voices, First Inversion, and the Genesee Valley Orchestra and Chorus, as well as the Eastman Repertory Singers and members of Collegium Musicum. In the coming months, he will appear as Count Almaviva in Eastman Opera Theaterís production of W.A. Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro.
Alan Cline teached at Greatbatch School of Music, Houghton College. He currently lives in Rochester, New York.