S. Mark Aliapoulios

S. Mark Aliapoulios is visiting professor of voice at the Frost School of Music and artistic director of The Choral Society of the Palm Beaches. For a number of years, he served on the faculties of the University of Massachusetts, Boston University, and Palm Beach Atlantic University. A baritone, Aliapoulios has appeared as guest soloist with the Boston Symphony, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Portland Symphony, the Vermont Symphony, the Handel and Haydn Society, the Mark Morris Dance Company, the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, the Boston Ballet Orchestra, the Longwood Symphony, as well as the Opera Company of Boston, the Boston Lyric Opera, Palm Beach Opera, the Miami Bach Society and the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra Chorus among others. As a soloist, he has sung under the batons of conductors Leonard Slatkin, Sejji Ozawa, Kurt Mazur, Eric Leinsdorf, Lucas Foss, Sarah Caldwell, Jonathan McPhee, Jaime Laredo, and Robert Shaw.

Aliapoulios has premiered new works by Daniel Pinkham, Kenneth Fuchs, Theodore Antoniou, Phillip Glass, Peter Maxwell Davies, Newell Hendricks and Ray Luke. In the traditional opera repertoire, he has sung roles in Madam Butterfly, Der Freishütz, La Bohème, Don Giovanni, Dialogues des Carmélites, Der Fledermaus, and Werther. For years he was the principal baritone for The American VocalArts Quintet. His recordings may be found on the Mapleshade Classic and Titanic labels.

A regular clinician/adjudicator for vocal and choral festivals around the country and abroad, Aliapoulios is on the conducting faculty of The New England Music Camp.


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