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Corey Dalton Hart


Hometown: Asheville, North Carolina


Corey Dalton Hart, tenor, is a native of Asheville, North Carolina with wide ranging experiencein musical performance. With a passion for American art song and champion of contemporarymusic, Corey is a regular recitalist along the east coast, having premiered new works in bothNew York City, Boston, and Albany where he was a featured artist as part of the Albany Symphony’s American Music Festival. Corey collaborates regularly with the Boston Art Song Society as well as the New England Conservatory’s Liederabend Series. Upcoming recital performances include Schubert’s Die schöne Müllerin and Schumann’s Dichterliebe. On the opera stage, his varied roles have included the Podestá in Mozart’s La finta giardiniera, Monastatos in Die Zauberflöte, Arithmetic in Ravel’s L’enfent et les Sortilèges, Gherardo inPuccini’s Gianni Schicchi, and the Cat in Oliver Knussen’s Higglety Pigglety Pop! As an active and eager singer of oratorio, Corey recently stepped in last minute as tenor soloist for Mozart's Coronation Mass with the Bard College Symphonic Chorus at the world-class Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts.


Other recent performances include Handel’s Messiah with The Orchestra Now, Haydn’s Creation with the American Symphony Orchestra, Handel's Esther with the Bard College Baroque Ensemble, Haydn’s Harmoniemesse with the Furman University Symphony Orchestra and Telemann’s St. John Passion with the Harvard Early Music Society. In addition to his solo work, Corey is an active chamber music artist in andaround Boston. He has sung with groups such as Boston Baroque, the choir at the Church of the Advent, Trinity Church Copley Square, Schola Contorum of Boston, Labrynth Choir, and theAshmont Bach Project. Corey is also an inaugural young artist of Voces8’s American Scholarsprogram.


Corey is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from the New England Conservatory of Music. He holds a MM from the Bard Conservatory Graduate Vocal Arts Program, and a BM from Furman University. His teachersinclude Bradley Williams, Dawn Upshaw, Kayo Iwama, Lorraine Nubar, Jill Feldman, and William Thomas.

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