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Thomas Faracco (Tenor)

Born: USA

The American tenor, Thomas Faracco, has BM and MM from Westminster Choir College; postgraduate study in voice at Indiana University. His major voice professor was Margaret Harshaw.

Thomas Faracco has had solo engagements with Vermont, Minnesota, Chicago Grant Park, New Jersey Pops, Madison, Wisconsin, chamber orchestras, and the Composers Guild of New Jersey; operatic engagements with the New Jersey Opera Festival and the Cincinnati Opera. He has performed with conductors Leonard Slatkin, Jerzy Semkow, Christopher Keene, Robert Shaw, Wilhelm Ehmann. He premiered Four Cavalier Settings for tenor and guitar by Milton Babbitt at Merkin Hall in New York. He was guest artist and faculty member at Sommer Musik Festival, Pitten, Austria (1992, 1994).

Thomas Faracco was at Faculty, Westminster (1977-1978); Indiana University (1979-1980); University of Wisconsin-Madison (1980-1983). From 1983 he is Associate professor of voice at Westminster Choir College of Rider University. From 1997 he is Eastern Region Governor, National Association of Teachers of Singing.

 

Source: Westminster Choir College of Rider University Website
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Aryeh Oron (November 2004)

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