Eric Hanson, Tenor

OPERA ROLES

  • Kaspar, Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors (El Paso, TX & Juarez, Mexico 2013)
  • Il Podestá, Mozart’s La finta giardiniera (University of Southern California 2011)
  • Luzio, Wagner’s Das Liebesverbot (USC 2010)
  • Albert Herring, Britten’s Albert Herring (USC 2009)
  • Lysander, Britten’s Midsummer Night’s Dream (Florida State Opera 2009)
  • Tito, Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito (Florida State Opera 2008)
  • Rodolfo, Puccini’s La bohéme (Florida State Opera 2007)
  • Marco, Gilbert & Sullivan’s Gondoliers (Brigham Young University 2007)
  • Eisenstein, Strauss’ Die Fledermaus (BYU 2006)
  • Oliver Cowdery, Murray Boren’s The Book of Gold (BYU 2005)
  • Frederick, Gilbert & Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance (BYU 2005)

CONCERT APPEARANCES, OTHER MISC ROLES, PERFORMANCES, & RECITALS

Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings (University of Texas at El Paso, Symphony Orchestra 2013)
Featured soloist, El Paso Opera’s “Encores & Overtures” (El Paso, TX 2013)
Featured soloist, UTEP’s “Sounds of Cinema” (UTEP 2013)
Recital, Recital of English Works with Karl Shymanovitz (UTEP 2013; pending Florence, Italy 2014)
Featured soloist, El Paso Opera’s “Opera for All” (El Paso, TX 2012)
Tenor soloist, Handel’s Messiah (Hacienda Heights, CA 2011; Pleasant Grove, UT 2005)
Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings (Los Angeles, CA, chamber orchestra Symbiosis, 2011)
Doctoral Recital - Schumann’s Liederkreis, my own song cycle, and other works (USC 2011)
Doctoral Recital - Vaughan Williams’ On Wenlock Edge with string quartet (and other works) (USC 2011)
Master’s Recital - Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings (and other works) (Florida State University 2009)
Tenor soloist, Rossini’s Stabat Mater (San Jose, Costa Rica, National Symphony Orchestra 2008)
Tenor soloist, Schubert’s Mass No. 2 in G minor (Graz, Austria 2007)
American Institute of Musical Studies Summer Workshop (Graz, Austria 2007)
“Evening of Arias” with BYU Symphony Orchestra (BYU 2006)
Shanty, Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Oratorio (Heidelberg, Germany 1996)


EDUCATION & AWARDS

  • Doctoral degree - Vocal Arts (USC 2012)
  • Master’s degree - Vocal Performance (FSU 2009)
  • Winner (3rd Place), Meistersinger Competition (Graz, Austria 2007)
  • Bachelor’s degree - Vocal Performance (BYU 2007)
  • Nancy Peery Marriott Singer of the Year (BYU 2007)
  • Performance Scholarship (BYU 2005-2007)
  • J. Delos Jewkes Award (BYU 2006)
  • American Legion Music Award (Heidelberg Germany 1996)
  • John Philip Sousa Award (Heidelberg, Germany 1996)
  • National Choral Award (Heidelberg, Germany 1996, 1995)

VOICE TEACHERS

  • Gary Glaze (USC 2009-2012)
  • Shirley Close (FSU 2008-2009)
  • Stanford Olsen (FSU 2007- 2008)
  • Dr. Lawrence Vincent (BYU 2006-2007)
  • Dr. Clayne Robison (BYU 2003-2006)

LANGUAGES

Spanish (fluent), German, Italian, French