Baritone Steven Taylor, Dean of the
Colorado Christian University School of Music, contributed his voice yesterday
during an alumni concert at the University of Denver, it was announced by the
Colorado Opera Network.
Taylor is known to audiences throughout the
Rocky Mountains region both for his expressive singing and dramatic
interpretations. A graduate of DU's Lamont School of Music, Taylor has taught
at the University of Northern Colorado and at Colorado College, and his
versatile performing career ranges from opera and oratorio to musical theatre,
gospel, and jazz.
Appearing with major symphonies throughout the
West, Taylor's also been onstage in several productions with Central City Opera
and Opera Theatre of the Rockies, in 16 seasons with Opera Colorado, and was a
featured soloist for the 2009 national Veterans Day concert.
currently a member of two professional vocal ensembles: SUMMIT, a Denver-based
vocal-arts ensemble, and the internationally acclaimed gospel quartet LEGACY,
which has toured in Australia, Canada, Cuba, and South Korea. Another Korean
tour is slated for fall 2011.
Upcoming local performances featuring
Taylor include Carmina Burana
with the Colorado Chorale and combined
choirs, Beethoven's Mass in C
with the Littleton Chorale, A
Celebration of Rodgers and Hammerstein
with the Arapahoe Philharmonic,
Dvorak Te Deum
at Fort Hays State University (Kansas), Beethoven's
with the Jefferson Symphony, and Bach's Magnificat
and the Mozart Grand Mass in C
with Dr. Howard Skinner's Choralfest in