The American tenor, Vladimir Maric, graduated from California State University Long Beach with a Bachelorís Degree in Vocal Performance where he studied with Marian Bodnar. While at CSULB, he performed frequently in both opera and concert. His roles include Rodolfo in La Bohème, Dr. Caius in Falstaff, Alfred in Die Fledermaus, Lysander in A Midsummer Nightís Dream, Alfredo in La Traviata, and Tonio in La Fille du Régiment.
Vladimir Maric performs extensively in the Los Angeles and New York areas in opera, concert and recital. He made his debut with Los Angeles Repertory Opera as Ferrando in Così Fan Tutti and subsequently sang the roles of Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor and Little Bat in Susannah. He has sung in Long Beach Operaís production of Periís Euridice.
As a concert soloist, he has performed in music ranging from Giovanni Battista Pergolesi to Arthur Honegger and has sung throughout the Los Angeles area. His lyrical styling, musicianship, and intensity have made him sought after in the works of J.S. Bach and George Frideric Handel, particularly as the Evangelist in J.S. Bachís St. Matthew Passion (BWV 244) and St. John Passion (BWV 245). He has spent several summers in Germany performing with the European Music Festival under the direction of Helmuth Rilling. He has also performed with the Los Angeles Master Chorale under the direction of Grant Gershon, and most recently with the Bach Collegium San Diego in a program of Bach Cantatas.
He now resides in New York where he studies with vocal pedagogue Neil Semer.