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Will Prapestis

baritone | bassist | social media manager | founding member

Hometown: Elmira, New York

Possessing a “resonant, beautiful” sound and heralded for his “expressive, florid" singing, Baritone Will Prapestis performs frequently as a soloist and ensemble member in the U.S. and Europe, and is the 2019-2020 Lorraine Hunt Lieberson Fellow. He has had the pleasure of singing as a soloist and chorister with Emmanuel Music, Renaissance Men — of which he is a founding member — Boston Baroque, the Orpheus Singers, Exsultemus, BEMF, Cappella Clausura, Labyrinth Choir, Cantata Singers, Sound Icon, Monadnock Music Festival, Augmented, Copley Singers, Oriana Consort, Boston University Chamber Chorus, and the Fredonia College Choir. He was a participant in the 2019 Carmel Bach Festival, where he was featured as a Virginia Best Adams Fellow.

 

Will is also a very busy bass player, thoroughly active in the Boston and New York City Pop Music scenes, performing with as many as five bands as a bass guitarist, vocalist, writer, and arranger. He is also a highly-sought session artist. 

 

Will is a native of Elmira, NY, and he earned his Bachelor of Music in Performance at SUNY Fredonia.