Kelly Markgraf, baritone, is a native of
Mr. Markgraf holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Boston
University and a Master of Music degree from the University of Cincinnati
College Conservatory of Music, where he performed the role of Guglielmo
in Mozartís Cosi fan Tutte, among others.
Futher studies include time spent in Italy, at
the Opera Theatre of Lucca.
Mr. Markgraf recently completed Pensacola
Operaís 2005 Resident Artist Program where he performed the role of the
Officer in Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Bonzo in Madama
Butterfly, and returned for a second season at Des Moines Metro Operaís
2005 Apprentice Artist Program.
Concert appearances include the Duke Ellington
Sacred Concerts at Southern Methodist University, the Monteverdi
Vespers of 1610 with Cincinnati Baroque, Mozartís Coronation Mass
with the Hamilton-Fairfield Symphony, and Adam in Haydnís The Creation
with the Knox Concert Series. Mr. Markgraf makes his debut with Rimrock Opera
singing the role of Falke in Die Fledermaus.
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