Title: Alumni Guest Lecturer in Music
Office: Jenson-Noble 187
Degree: M.M., New England Conservatory
Teaching area(s): Voice
Andrew Wannigman has had an active career performing with Central City Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Opera New Hampshire, Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre and Opera North since his graduating from Luther College in 2007.
While completing his master’s degree at the New England Conservatory, he also performed with Longwood Opera, Boston Opera Collaborative, Juventas New Music Ensemble and the Plainsong in Boston. He was also a section leader and soloist with the First Church in Chestnut Hill and St. John the Evangelist.
Over the past two years, he was in residence with Des Moines Metro Opera performing in their Opera Iowa outreach troupe and also as an apprentice artist for their summer festival. Highlighted roles include: Figaro in The Barber of Seville, Papageno in The Magic Flute, and the cover of Dr. Malatesta in DMMO’s mainstage production of Don Pasquale. He has also performed the roles of Count Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro, Thomas Putnam in The Crucible, Morales in Carmen, Fiorello in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Ipparco in Egisto, and John Buchanan, Jr. in Summer & Smoke.
Along with his opera credits, Mr. Wannigman is also been active as a soloist in both concerts and recitals along with new works. At Luther, he was a soloist for Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs and Beethoven’s Mass in C. In Boston, he performed the premiere of Lori Dobbins’ Rage of Achilles, a recital of songs by Charles Ives and Mass for Baritone & Piano by Randall Despommier at the prestigious Jordan Hall.