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Martin Vasquez

— Voice Instructor

Dr. Martin Vasquez has sung professionally across the US, in Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, Central America, Europe and Russia. His experience is in musical theater, opera, jazz, rock, pop and even commercial jingles. The Boston Globe described his roles in the opera, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, with Opera North, as being “finely sung and acted”. The
Washington Post noted that Vasquez’s aria, in the same opera, possessed a “smooth vocal finish.”

Among some of his professional engagements as a soloist, Vasquez has performed with New York City Opera, Casa Mañana, Fort Worth Symphony, Brooklyn Philharmonic, Lyrique-en-Mer (France), Metro Lyric Opera (NJ), Berkshire Choral Festival, Gulf Coast Symphony (FL), and National Chorale (Avery Fisher Hall); Also, the opera companies of Austin, Tulsa, Delaware, Chattanooga; Symphonies of Amarillo, Springfield (MA), and on a Recital tour aboard the QE2 (Bermuda), under the auspices of the Queens Opera Association. As a professional “ringer,” with the Oratorio Society of New York at Carnegie Hall, their home venue, Martin has toured Italy, Russia, Costa Rica and the Czech Republic. As a professional ensemble member Vasquez has sung with Houston Grand Opera, New York City Opera, New York City Choral Artists and the Concert Choir of New York with the American Symphony Orchestra at Lincoln Center.

A life-long educator, Dr. Vasquez has taught at all levels, from elementary age, in Manhattan, for the Metropolitan Opera Guild’s Creating Original Opera program, to the secondary and university levels. Dr. Vasquez was graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with the Bachelor of Music. He earned the Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.