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Voice Faculty at the 2018 International Lyric Academy in Vicenza, Italy 

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University Award Winner “Excellence in Teaching” – 2017-2018


2017-18 & 2016-17 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Music Department Teaching Award Winner


Director of UWSP production of Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi: April 2018


University Professional Development Grant Award Winner to participate in the three-level summer LoVetri Institute for Somatic Voicework™ at Baldwin Wallace University in July 2017


Co-masterclass presenter at the National Classical Singer Convention in Chicago May 2017: “Make Your Performance Count”


Published in the January/February 2015 NATS Journal of Singing:  “Petr Eben’s Písně z Těšínska: A Guide for Singers, Teachers, and Coaches”

Matthew Markham, baritone, is Associate Professor of Voice and Voice Area Coordinator at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He received his Doctor of Music degree in Voice Performance from Florida State University in 2009, specializing in vocal pedagogy, art song literature, and diction. His doctoral treatise on Czech folk songs can be found under the ‘educator’ menu above. International teaching includes the Ameropa Solo and Chamber Music Festival in Prague, Czech Republic and the International Lyric Academy in Vicenza, Italy. He has also been affiliated as a performer, teacher, and adjudicator for the Metropolitan International Music Festival in New York City.

Dr. Markham’s students have won competitions on a regional, national, and international level, and are regularly accepted into summer apprenticeship programs and to reputable graduate school programs in voice and opera performance throughout the country.

Dr. Markham is currently a member of the Wisconsin NATS board and is an avid interpreter of the art song repertoire, performing and teaching the works of the most famous composers of the 19th and 20th centuries. He made his debut in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City in February 2013.

Dr. Markham’s first international recording, featuring Antonio Rosetti’s Requiem Es-Dur (Murray H15), was released commercially on June 1, 2011. Complete information can be found at this link. He was also a member of The Marble Choir in New York City and can be heard in their recording “It’s About Love” released in December 2013.

Please feel free to contact Dr. Markham for further information, or if you wish to study with him privately or at the University level. Coaching, repertoire, and recital advice can also be provided, and he is available for domestic and international engagements.