Nathan Stark, Bass, holds a Bachelor of Music as well as a Master of Music in opera performance from California State University, Long Beach, and an Artist Diploma from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.
He has given recitals throughout the United States and Germany, concerts at the Wall of China, the US, Columbian, French and Austrian Embassys and has been a featured performer for the President of the United States, George Bush, at the opening of the Air Force One Exhibit in the Ronald Reagan Library.
Mr. Stark has worked in companies such as the Cincinnati, Arizona, Virginia and Wisconsin Operas among others. In the 2011–2012 season he joined the roster of the Metropolitan Opera in NYC. In November 2013 he will make his debut there.
Mr. Stark has been the recipient of several awards in Voice and has received First Place Awards at the Classical Singers Association Vocal Competition, the Sun Valley Opera Competition, Opera Columbus Competition, The Palm Springs Opera Competition and the Fort Worth Vocal Competition.
In addition, he was the San Diego district winner of the National Metropolitan Opera Competition in 2006.
He has studied with the following teachers: Dr. Cherrie Llewellyn, Shigemi Matsumoto, Kenneth Shaw and Marilyn Horne.
Mr. Stark’s opera roles included: Sparafucile and the Count of Monterone in Rigoletto, Leperello and the Commendatore in Don Giovanni, Don Basilio in Barber of Seville, King Phillip in Don Carlos, Colline in La Boheme and Hunding in The Walkure.