Personal Summary / Bio
Countertenor Bryan Pollock is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine with a MFA and of East Carolina University with a BM in vocal performance. During his collegiate years he performed in over eleven fully staged operatic productions with lead roles such as Oberon from Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Orfeo from Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice. Additionally he has given numerous art song recitals and has performed in a variety of choral venues. He sang with the ECU Chamber Choir for their CD recordings of Greater Love and Eternal Light and with St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Choir of Del Mar, CA for their recent CD recording.
In July 2008 Mr. Pollock went on a choral pilgrimage to England with the St. Paul’s Episcopal Choir of Greenville, NC and sang in services at St. George’s Chapel, Christ Church, and Canterbury Cathedral. During the summer of 2009 he studied abroad for voice, language, and diction skills in Italy and Austria. In Florence he completed the Canta in Italia program. While In Baden Bei Wien he completed the five-week Franz-Schubert-Institut and studied with internationally renowned artists.
Mr. Pollock currently holds his own voice studio in Orange County, CA while pursuing his classical singing career. In May, he will perform the role of Endimione from Cavalli’s La Calisto for the Pacific Opera Project. He will perform the role of Oberon for the Independent Opera Company of Los Angeles, CA in July. Mr. Pollock plans to begin his DMA in voice performance in the fall of 2014.