Baritone Bruce Hall’s international operatic and concert career has included appearances at Lyric Opera of Chicago, Chicago Opera Theater, and the Cologne, Stuttgart, Netherlands, Seattle, Michigan, Cleveland, and St. Louis opera companies. He has made more than 200 appearances on PBS television and NPR. He has been a soloist with Aspen, Meadowbrook, Artpark, and Grant Park Music Festivals as well as the Rotterdam Philharmonic, the Westdeutsche and Südwestfunk Radio Orchestras, and many American orchestras. He has appeared on Grammy-nominated recordings with New World Records and Albany Records. Before joining the Roosevelt University faculty, he taught at Northwestern University, Auburn University (opera director) and Virginia Tech (choral). He has conducted choirs on international tours and competitions, including the International Musical Eisteddfod in Llangollen, Wales.
His students can be found on the rosters of many international opera companies, including The Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Zurich Opera, Canadian National Opera, English National Opera, Chicago Opera Theatre, New York City Opera, Seattle Opera, Houston Opera, Santa Fe Opera, and other major opera houses throughout the world. His students have participated in apprentice and summer programs with the Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Program, Lyric Opera of Chicago Ryan Center, Merola, Wolf Trap, Chautauqua, Central City, Aspen, Santa Fe, Glimmerglass, Sarasota, Virginia Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Castleton Festival, Cleveland Opera, Michigan Opera Theater, Indianapolis Opera and St. Louis Opera. His students have won major singing competitions, including Grand Prize winners and multiple national Semi-Finalists of the Metropolitan Opera National Auditions. www.bruce-hall.com