Dr. Conor Angell
Assistant Professor of Music, Lyric Theatre
Office Location: Smith-Hermanson MC 166
Phone: (765) 998-5290
Specialties: lyric theatre (opera and music theatre), studio voice, vocal diction
Major career accomplishments:
Born and reared in Ireland, baritone Conor Angell joined the music faculty of Taylor University in the fall of 2013. Previously, he taught at Houghton College and Wabash College. Award winner in the 2013 Chicago Oratorio Competition and 2013 American Prize in Vocal Performance, he has also received awards in the Heafner-Williams Vocal Competition, National Association of Teachers of Singing Competition, Kentucky Bach Choir Vocal Competition, and Southern Illinois Young Artist Organization Competition, among others. While completing his doctorate degree at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, he appeared in performances of A View from the Bridge, Il barbiere di Siviglia, The Tale of Lady Thi Kinh and Gianni Schicchi. Before his studies at IU, Angell was a studio artist at Kentucky Opera, singing roles in Werther, Pirates of Penzance, Verdi’s Otello, Telemann's Don Quichotte and Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta. Other operatic credits include roles in Le nozze di Figaro, Così fan tutte, La bohème, Rigoletto, Susannah, Don Giovanni, Die Zauberflöte, Madama Butterfly, La vida breve, Candide and The Gondoliers. Angell has sung at the Opera North and Brevard Music Center summer festivals, and as a recitalist and concert soloist throughout the eastern and midwestern US.