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Henry Price III
Professor of Music

Division: Fine Arts Division
Office: Ahmanson Music Building (AMB) 231
Phone: (310) 506-4589
E-mail: henry.price@pepperdine.edu

  • D.M.A., Claremont Graduate School, 1997
  • American Opera Center, 1973-74, Julliard
  • B.A., Music, University of North Texas, 1969
Courses:
  • Diction for Singers
  • Private Voice Lessons
  • Flora Thornton Opera Program, Stage Direction and Musical Direction
  • First Year Seminar: "The Spirit of Mozart"
Key Awards/Affiliations:
  • Board of Directors, Regional Governor: National Opera Association
  • GRAMMY AWARD, Best Opera Recording (1978)
  • Affiliate Artist, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX (1972-75)
  • National Opera Institute, Young Singer's Grant, 1972, 1973
Selected Works:
  • Recent master classes/guest lecture-presentations for the national Association of Teachers of Singing, SongFest, LA Opera League, Northwester University, UCLA, Boston University and others
  • Nationally recognized adjudicator: Metropolitan Opera Auditions, National Opera Association, Palm Springs Opera Competition, Operal 1000, LA Spotlight Awards and others
  • Recordings and Videos: THE MERRY WIDOW, Angel Reocres; MANON< LA TRAVIATA, THE BARBER OF SEVILLE (all on the "Live from Lincoln Center" video series opposite Beverly Sills)
  • New translation and modern adaptation of the complete German dialog in Mozart's THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO, Pepperdine Opera Program, 2003
Performances:
  • Leading tenor with major opera companies and symphony orchestras in America and abroad including: New York City Opera, Miami Opera, Opera Company of Philadelphia, Milwaukee Florentine Opera, Opera Memphis, Fort Worth Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Metropolitan Opera at the Forum, Opera Puerto Rico, Winnipeg Opera, Landestheater Linz ( Austria), Stadtische Buhnen Mainz (Germany), New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Handel Festival at Kennedy Center, Dallas Symphony and others
  • Opening Recital: "A Welcoming Air," SongFest (the international workshop for classical singers and pianists) 2003
  • Guest stage director for Lukas Foss' "The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" at Boston University's Opera Institute in 2002
  • Recital: Kirchenkonzerte at The University of Salzburg during the 1999 Salzburg Festival.