Taylor Stilson, Voice
Baritone Taylor James Stilson earned a M.M. in Vocal Pedagogy with Collaborative Piano Studies and a B.M. in Vocal Performance from The Boston Conservatory. Mr. Stilson has completed additional studies in voice, opera, and piano at the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, Michigan Opera Theatre, New York Opera Studio, Spring Arbor University, and Interlochen Center for the Arts. He has studied voice with Kevin Wilson, Jayne Sleder, Bill Cotten, and Dr. William Christensen, and has coached with Dr. Karl Paulnack, Andrew Altenbach, Michael Strauss, Allison Voth, and Nico Castel. Mr. Stilson currently has private voice, vocal coaching, piano, and collaborative piano studios in Boston, MA and has been on teaching staff at The Boston Conservatory’s Summer Voice Intensive for High School Singers since 2007 and The Boston Conservatory's MEIP Voice Program since 2012. As a baritone, Mr. Stilson has been seen as Valentin (Faust), Prince Igor (Prince Igor), Marcello (La Bohème), Falstaff (The Merry Wives of Windsor), and Ariodate (Serse). He has been a featured soloist with The Boston Conservatory Chorale in William Cutter's Spring Ritual, Haydn's Theresienmess Hindemith’s Apparebit repentina dies, Lizst’sVia Crucis with the Boston Conservatory Chorale, and with the Orchestra of Trinity Church, Boston in the Messiah and Saint- Saëns’Oratorio de Noël. Past Masterclasses have included Ann Baltz, Ricky Ian Gordon, Beverly Rinaldi, Jeaninne Altemeyer, and Nico Castel. Mr. Stilson uses his extensive studies in Yoga, Alexander Technique, Linklater, and Gyrotonics to trailblaze the connection of the mind and body in his performing and teaching.