ERIC CHRISTOPHER PERRY
17 Juniper Lane Amherst, MA 01002 413.336.7816 ericperrymusic@gmail.com http://www.ecpmusic.com














Date
of
Birth:
28
June
1985

CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION
University of Massachusetts, Amherst Amherst, Massachusetts Master of Music: Choral Conducting August 2010-May 2012 (anticipated) http://www.umass.edu/music Master of Music: Vocal Performance August 2008-May 2010 http://music.asu.edu Bachelor of Music: Vocal Performance December 2004-May 2008 http://www.fredonia.edu/som Bachelor of Arts: Music (Jazz Concentration) August 2003-December 2003 (transfer) http://www.oswego.edu

Arizona State University Tempe. Arizona Fredonia State University Fredonia, New York Oswego State University

Voice Instructors William Hite Gerald Thomas Gray David Britton Thea Fenton Wheeler Todd Graber

Conductors William Reber Michael Christie Jennaya Robison Carol Crawford Tony Thornton

Directors Dale Dreyfoos Mark Lamanna Paul Mockovak Tom Loughlin Joseph Bascetta

Coaches Anthony Laciura Russell Ryan Robert Mills José Meléndez Shinobu Takagi

Masterclasses Renee Fleming Maureen O'Flynn Kenneth Merrill Scott McCoy Martina Arroyo































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including an opportunity to rehearse with the opera orchestra during a dress rehearsal Arizona State University Additional 





























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 Last Update: 11 October 2010 . symphony orchestra. Carol I. Lang Beginning and advanced wind ensemble conducting technique classes with Dr. William Reber. psychology and educational philosophy Private study with Dr. Central New York District Vocal Competition: First Place.Princeton. specifically in operatic recitative and literature Private mentorship with M. Guest Adjudicator Louisville Bach Society: Young Artist Competition Semifinalist AriZoni Theatre Awards: Best Overall Production. Crawford during Martina Arroyo Foundation Prelude to Performance program. Choral Area Fredonia State University: Voice Area Award Singers’ Club of Cleveland Vocal Competition: Albert Rees Davis Memorial Award Fredonia State University Concerto Competition: Finalist Civic Morning Musicals of Syracuse. Non Contracted Theatre-Don Pasquale Arizona State University: Special Talent Scholarship.org HONORS Arizona State University: Special Talent Scholarship.opera-nj. Gerald Thomas Gray Beginning and advanced choral conducting technique classes with Dr.VOCAL EXPERIENCE YOUNG ARTIST PROGRAMMES Martina Arroyo Foundation: Prelude to Performance http://www. college choir and other small ensembles Four semesters of music education classes with emphasis on rehearsal technique. New Jersey http://www. Donald P. Paula Holcomb Opportunities to conduct Fredonia State wind ensemble.martinaarroyofoundation. NY Vocal Competition: Division I Finalist N.S. Choral Area Arizona Regional All-State Solo Festival.org Opera New Jersey. Tim Reynish. Junior Men’s Division 2010 2009 2009 2009 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2005 2008 2006 CONDUCTING EDUCATION University of Massachusetts Amherst Fredonia State University Private study in choral conducting with Tony Thornton Co-conduct a laboratory choir for performances and graduation recital Private mentorship with M. visiting professor Private study with Dr. Paula Holcomb and Dr. choral arranging.T.A.

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 Adams Bach. 80. 147 Mélodies Passagères Sei ariette Canticle I: My Beloved is Mine Canticle II: Abraham and Issac Canticle III: Still Falls the Rain Canticle IV: Journey of the Magi Canticle V: The Death of St.REPERTOIRE OPERA/MUSICAL THEATRE ROLES PERFORMED The Milkman Alexis Don Ramiro Frisellino * George Ernesto Don Basilio Don Curzio Barnaby Tucker Tobias Alfredo * Friar I ** Zefirino * Gastone * Camille * Ferrando Henrik Inquisitor I Charles Edward Jekyll/Hyde Rusty Charlie Archibald Craven Arpad Laszlo Daddy Brubeck Tom of Warwick Brundibár The Sorcerer La Cenerentola (English) Le Pescatrici Sunday in the Park with George Don Pasquale Le Nozze de Figaro Hello. 70. 140. 55. Matthaus-Passion BWV 245: Johannes-Passion BWV 248: Weihnachts-Oratorium Cantatas: BWV 4. 82. Dolly! Sweeney Todd Die Fledermaus Buoso’s Ghost Il Viaggio a Reims La Traviata The Merry Widow Così fan tutte A Little Night Music Candide Jekyll and Hyde Guys and Dolls The Secret Garden She Loves Me Sweet Charity Camelot Krása Gilbert & Sullivan Rossini Haydn Sondheim Donizetti Mozart Herman Sondheim Strauss Ching Rossini Verdi Lehár Mozart Sondheim Bernstein 2010 2010 2010 2009 2009 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006 2006 2005 2004 2004 Wildhorn 2003 Loesser 2002 Simon 2002 Bock/Harnick 2001 Coleman/Fields 2001 Lerner/Loewe 1997 _________________________________________
 * scene work **East Coast Orchestral Premiere 
 VOCAL: ORATORIO/CONCERT/CHORAL Chorus Chorus (one-on-a-part) Chorus/Soloist Soloist/Chorus Chorus/Arias Evangelist Evangelist/Arias/Chorus Chorus/Soloist Soloist Soloist Soloist Harmonium On the Transmigration of Souls BWV 229: Komm Jesu Komm BWV 232: Mass in b minor BWV 243: Magnificat in D BWV 244: St. 90. 36b. Barber Bellini Britten Soloist/Chorus 





























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 Last Update: 11 October 2010 . arranging and/or rearranging vocal and orchestral parts as needed. directing orchestra rehearsals. NY Fredonia State University: Performing Arts Company Stage II Productions of Utica. 9 Op. New Hartford. 2 in G Op. horn and cello Mass No. 147: Missa sacra Szenen Aus Goethes Faust Mass Spem in Alium Cantata: Ich weiβ daβ mein Erlöser lebt! Serenade to Music Beethoven Brahms Debussy Duruflè Handel Haydn Janàcek Mendelssohn Monteverdi Mozart Liszt Saint-Saëns Schubert Schumann Stravinsky Tallis Telemann Vaughan-Williams ________________________________
 † Indicates Cover Experience MUSICAL THEATRE PRODUCTIONS AS MUSIC DIRECTOR Hartford Players Youth Theatre. John Passion Missa brevis in F Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo Missa Cellensis Missa in angustiis Diary of the One who Disappeared Elijah Hymn of Praise Zefiro. torna Requiem in d Tre sonetti di Petrarca Christmas Oratorio Auf dem strom for tenor. vocal lessons and diction coachings. NY *** Fredonia Department of Theatre and Dance Walter Gloor Mainstage Season Fredonia State University: Performing Arts Company Chicago Hairspray The Music Man Cabaret Hello. musical coachings. Dolly Rocky Horror Show Godspell Kander/Ebb Wilson Kander/Ebb Herman O’Brien 2010 2009 2008 2007 2007 Schwartz 2006 ________________________
 *** Assistant Music Director Responsibilities included but not limited to executive and artistic administrative duties with the production staff. conducting performances. NY *** Stage II Productions of Utica. playing synthesizer in pit orchestra for performance and handling rental material responsibilities.Soloist Chorus Chorus/Soloist Chorus/Soloist † Soloist Chorus Soloist/Chorus Evangelist Soloist/Chorus Soloist Tenor Soloist/Chorus Soloist Soloist/Chorus Soloist Soloist Soloist Soloist/Chorus Soloist Chorus Chorus Soloist Soloist On This Island Symphony No. 52: Liebeslieder-Walzer Ein Deutches Requiem Proses Lyriques Requiem Israel in Egypt Messiah St. playing piano for auditions. leading stage rehearsals from the podium or the piano.

Masterworks Chorus) Fredonia State University Department of Theatre and Dance Fredonia State University Performing Arts Company Hamilton College Oratorio Society Hartford Players Youth Theatre Hillman Opera Lyric Arts International: Japan Tour 2005 Martina Arroyo Foundation Mesa Community College Chamber Choir (Guest Soloist) Opera New Jersey Orchard Park Symphony. Vocal Jazz Ensemble) Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus Fredonia Bach and Beyond Festival Fredonia Bach Consort Fredonia State University Choral Area (College Choir. NY Oswego Opera Phoenix Chorale Pro Musica Arizona Scottsdale Musical Arts South Mountain Community College Festival Choir (Guest Soloist) Stage II Musical Theatre Productions of Utica. Choral Union. NY The Phoenix Symphony University of Massachusetts Amherst Choral Area (Chamber Choir. Men's National Music Fraternity: Fredonia State University (President. Fredonia State University Accompanied voice classes at Fredonia State University Performances with solo vocalists and jazz combos Pit orchestra experience Nine years Pop/Folk/Rock/Jazz/Broadway trained 5
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Eric Christopher Perry . Alumni Relations Officer. 2009-2010) University of Massachusetts Amherst (Music Director. 2006-07. Orchard Park.ENSEMBLES PERFORMED WITH Arizona Bach Festival Arizona Lyric Opera Theatre Arizona State University Baroque Ensemble Arizona State University Choral Area (Symphonic Chorale. Linda Phillips. 2010) INSTRUMENATAL EXPERIENCE Piano: Ten years Pop/Rock/Jazz/Broadway trained Class instruction with Dr. Collegium Musicum) Western New York Chamber Orchestra ORGANIZATION AFFILIATIONS American Choral Directors Association Boston Singers Resource Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.

large and small jazz ensembles. Arizona  Studio beginning-advanced vocal instruction  Studio: beginning piano instruction  Repertoire assignment  Adjudication of in-house vocal competition Dec. You're a Good Man Charlie Brown/Snoopy the Musical.com/ericperrymusic Saxophone: Eb Alto and Baritone. mandolin. Massachusetts  Graduate Instructor of Voice under the supervision of William Hite  Class instructor in vocal pedagogy and group voice class  Private studio of music minors and non-majors  Duties as deemed necessary by the voice area Private Vocal Instruction and Freelance Singer – Tempe. Bb clarinet. 2010 2010 2008-2010 2009 2009-2010 Academy of Performing and Creative Arts – Clinton.myspace. Amherst – Amherst.Private instruction with Carmen Caramanica. IL  Four day artist-in-residency  Voice: Jazz holiday classics concert and Christmas Eve service  Conducting: guest conductor for rehearsal and Christmas Eve service University of Massachusetts. High School Musical o Curriculum development and artistic administration o Advertisement and public relations responsibilities o Staff employment o Admissions 





























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 Last Update: 11 October 2010 . Utica. Arizona  Substitute choir director for rehearsals. solo classical with piano Percussion/drum set. Joe Zarr. Bb Tenor Ten years Classical/Jazz/Broadway trained Private instruction with William Pomares. NY Performances with bluegrass and jazz ensembles Catalog of original compositions: http://www. Arizona Temple Emanuel – Tempe. electric bass guitar Willingness and ability to learn instruments as needed Other proficiencies: WORK EXPERIENCE First Presbyterian Church – Homewood. Rick Holland and Dale Baer Improvisation proficiency Performances with wind ensembles. New York 2008-2010  Private summer voice studio  Private percussion studio  Secretarial or substitute teaching assignments as needed  Responsible for the pilot of a new summer musical theatre program for junior high school students o Repertoire: Newsies. services and special events Linton-Milano Music Center – Mesa.

Band in a Box. New York  Chorister: Sunday services. Garageband. acting. vocal lessons. New York  Vocal instruction to community members assigned by the University Jewish Community Federation of the Mohawk Valley .Fredonia.o o o Course instruction: musical theatre history. musical theatre history Saint Paul Episcopal Cathedral . Powerpoint. set design Conducted final performances and played electric bass or drum set in the pit orchestra Assembly of final portfolio 2006-2008 Fredonia State University: "New Horizons" Program . Excel. make-up. ProTools. Blackboard REFERENCES 





























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 Last Update: 11 October 2010 .Buffalo. summer creative arts camp for elementary and junior high school students  Instructor: music theory. New York  Assistant Director. Mozilla Firefox. Opera Microsoft Office (Word. Photoshop. Audacity. Auralia. vocal lessons. Evensong services and special events Waterville Central School Summer Recreation Program  Daytime counselor COMPUTER SKILLS 2004-2007 2005-2007 2003 Operating Systems: Windows XP/Mac OS X Internet Browsers: Internet Explorer.Utica. iTunes. Outlook).

net Aundre Seals Stage Director 2015 1st Ave.673.4686 loughlin@fredonia. Voice Area Fredonia State University School of Music 2149 Mason Hall. Fredonia State University Fredonia.gentry@asu.umass. NY 13323 315.4647 gerald.edu Tony Thornton Director of Choral Activities University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Music and Dance 253 Fine Arts Center Amherst. Apartment 3A NY.com Jovita Bernard-Copeland Executive Director Academy of Performing and Creative Arts 13 Taylor Ave. AZ 85281 gregory.6739 senatorseals22@aol.edu Tom Loughlin Professor of Acting/Directing Department of Theatre and Dance Fredonia State University 215 Rockefeller Arts Center Fredonia.965. NY 10029 607. Monticello. NY 12701 erubinstein@k12mcsd. Clinton.edu 480.4003 Charito L. Byrne Vocal Instructor Academy of Performing and Creative Arts 13 Taylor Ave.edu Eric Rubinstein Music Educator/Choreographer Monticello High School 39 Breakey Ave. AZ 85287 david.245.britton@asu.com Gregory Gentry Director of Choral Performance Arizona State University Tempe. NY 14063 716.673.853. MA 01003 413.4555 zelanova@aol. NY 14063 716. NY 13323 315.0437 tonyt@music. Clinton.545.edu 





























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 Last Update: 11 October 2010 .gray@fredonia.org Gerald Thomas Gray Chair.7309 info@clintonmusicanddance.271.David Britton Professor of Voice Arizona State University Tempe.

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