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Seesholtz, John Associate Professor


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  • Dr. John Seesholtz, dramatic baritone, has performed nationally and internationally in both art song recital and opera. He has been published by the Journal of Singing, the foremost journal of his field. His article, 'the Origin of the Verdi Baritone,' has been featured on the NYC Metropolitan Opera Podcast, and his article, 'The AIDS Quilt Songbook and Its Uncollected Works,' has elevated him to one of the foremost researchers and performers of AIDS related music in America. He is currently the President of the COWY-National Association of Teachers of Singing, Regional Board Member and Colorado Governor of the West Central NATS Region, Instructor at two young artist programs: La Lirica Musica (Italy Based) and Up North Vocal Institute (Nationally Based), Resident Artist with the Denver Art Song Project, and under artistic management with Musica Grande Artists (based out of New York City)


  • Vocal Pedagogy, Voice Research, Voice Science, German Diction, French Diction, Italian Diction, English Diction, Art Song, Oratorio, Vocal Performance, Comparative Vocal Pedagogy