Will Berman

Lyric baritone Will Berman is sought-after for operatic, oratorio, and recital work throughout the U.S. and Europe. He recently made his début on the operatic stage as the Harlekin in Berlin Opera Academy's production of Ariadne auf Naxos. He also bowed as Bob in The Old Maid and the Thief, Ben in The Telephone with Saint George Opera in Saint George, Utah. Will also made his début with Princeton Pro Musica as the baritone soloist in Orff's Carmina Burana. Out In New Jersey described him as being "in excellent voice."

Will is also an experienced performer of choral music. He currently maintains the position of bass section leader in the professional choir at the Church of Our Saviour on Park Avenue in New York. He is featured on their first recorded release, Hark! A Thrilling Voice is Sounding. Wth Westminster Symphonic Choir, he has been in performances of Handel’s Messiah with the New York Philharmonic, Mahler’s 2nd Symphony with the Berlin Philharmonic, and Brahms’ Requiem with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Will was also a featured soloist with Westminster Choir on their 2013 Winter Tour and in their residency at Spoleto USA.

Will holds a BM degree from the Eastman School of Music, where he studied under Rita Shane, and a MM from Westminster Choir College, where he studied under Sharon Sweet. He is currently working on his DMA at Mason Gross School of the Arts, where he studies with Judith Nicosia.

Will believes in teaching a healthy vocal technique that will serve students in performing genres from classical to pop to musical theatre. Lessons focus on full-body breath support and natural vowel formation, which are both supported by technical work and assigned repertoire.