Baritone, United States
Baritone Geoffrey Schellenberg recently completed two years as a Resident Artist with Portland Opera. During his residency, he performed the roles of Ben, David, and Dr. Gregg in An American Quartet, Marchese in La traviata, Fiorello in Il barbiere di Siviglia, and Nardo in La finta giardiniera. He was previously engaged with Calgary Opera as an Emerging Artist, performing the roles of Sergeant in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Captain in Eugene Onegin, and Sciarrone in Tosca. He also recently appeared as Schaunard in La bohème (Vancouver Opera), Amantio di Nicolao in Gianni Schicchi (Pacific Opera Victoria), and Harlekin in Ariadne auf Naxos (Highlands Opera Studio). Geoffrey is a frequent performer in Vancouver, Canada, notably appearing in the inaugural Vancouver Opera Festival as the baritone soloist for their New Works Project. He has sung as a soloist in several oratorio concerts, including the Vancouver Bach Choir’s performances of A Sea Symphony (Vaughan Williams) and Requiem (Fauré). He has earned prizes from the Canadian Opera Company Centre Stage Competition, Metropolitan Opera National Council District Auditions, and Jeunes Ambassadeurs Lyriques competition.
Member of the Atelier lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal, Geoffrey Schellenberg is generously sponsored by Emmelle and Alvin Segal.