- Voice Faculty at the International Lyric Academy in Italy in partnership with the Opera Carolina Youth Academy Summer Workshop 2023
- Director of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point 2024 Opera Workshop production of Handel’s Acis and Galatea
- Recipient of a 2023-24 University Research and Creative Activity Grant: Embodied Vocal Pedagogy: Investigating the Relationship of Movement and Body Awareness on Vocal Music Practice and Performance
- University Professional Development Grant Award Winner to participate in the David Jones Teaching Mentoring Program in NYC – 2019
- University “Excellence in Teaching” Award Winner- 2018
- 2017-18 & 2016-17 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Music Department Teaching Award Winner
- Published in the January/February 2015 NATS Journal of Singing: “Petr Eben’s Písně z Těšínska: A Guide for Singers, Teachers, and Coaches”
Dr. Matthew Markham is Associate Professor of Voice and Voice Area Coordinator at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where he received the University Excellence in Teaching Award in 2018. He received his Doctor of Music degree in Voice Performance from Florida State University, specializing in applied voice, vocal pedagogy, song literature, and diction. 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. In the summer of 2023, Dr. Markham will teach on the voice faculty for the International Lyric Academy in Italy in partnership with the Opera Carolina Youth Academy Summer Workshop.
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 the Wisconsin NATS President and a member of the National Opera Association. In addition to his primary passion for teaching, he 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 2013.
Dr. Markham’s first international recording, featuring Antonio Rosetti’s Requiem Es-Dur (Murray H15), was released commercially in 2011. 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 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 teaching and masterclass engagements.