James Myers is an active lyric baritone singing repertoire from opera, oratorio, art song and musical theatre. He has taught private voice lessons for over 10 years now helping students develop a dependable and efficient vocal technique. Mr. Myers earned a Master of Music degree in vocal performance from George Mason University in 2009 and earned a Bachelor of Music degree from James Madison University in 2006. He has taught with George Mason University’s Potomac Arts Academy as a teaching artist since 2012.
James has sung as a member of Washington National Opera chorus at the Kennedy Center with a memorable performance in the conclusion of Wagner’s Ring Cycle: Gotterdammerung. He has also sung supporting roles with the Middle Saxony Opera Theatre, (Mittelsachsiches Theater) in Freiberg, Germany in their productions of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro and Kurt Weill’s Street Scene.
As an actor, James has worked with Signature Theatre, The Washington Savoyards, Theatre of the First Amendment and the Little Theatre of Alexandria. He sang the role of South Carolina representative, Edward Rutledge, in the musical 1776 with the McLean Players in 2016.
Mr. Myers is the cantor and choir section leader for Our Lady of Mercy in Potomac, Maryland. He is a full member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. James has experience with helping students eliminate tension in the voice and coaching repertoire as singers prepare for auditions, competitions and performances. When he is not performing or teaching, James enjoys exercising, trying new restaurants and exploring any place with mountains.
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