Baritone, William Marshall specializes in the performance of early music. As a full lyric bartione, William is also at home performing traditional operatic, art song, and musical theatre repertoire. This Season William will sing with Boston Baroque and Bach in Baltimore.
William has served as baritone soloist for Bach’s Mass in b minor, Faure’s Requiem, Handel’s Messiah, Orff’s Carmina Burana, Mozart’s Requiem and many others. His opera credits include Aeneas in Dido and Aeneas, Belcore in L’elisir d’amore, Count Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro, and Papageno in The Magic Flute. As chorister he has sung with the Allentown Symphony Chorus, Opera Philadelphia, OperaDelaware, and hexaCollective. William is a two-time winner of the New Jersey State NATS Competition, winner of the Rowan University Soloist Competition, and finalist in the Bach Vocal Competition for American Singers as part of the Bach Choir of Bethlehem Bach Festival.
William Marshall is currently based in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania teaching private voice lessons and is Artistic Director for a chamber vocal ensemble in the valley, Interrupted Silence. He is currently on the faculty at Mercer County Community College in West Windsor, New Jersey teaching applied voice lessons, music history, and choral music. He has studied Historical Performance at the Amherst Early Music Festival, Bach Akademie Charlotte, and the American Bach Soloists Academy. William is a graduate of the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University having earned a Master of Music degree in Historical Performance and Rowan University having earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education.
As an educator William is an advocate for music literacy and comprehension. He facilitates learning through questions and discussions that promote tiered music learning and the bel canto style of singing. William is currently offering lessons for voice, music theory, and audition preparation in the Lehigh Valley.