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“For those who keep tabs on developing singers, Ward should be on your radar; he's young and handsome...the sound he produces is exquisite. He'd make a devastating Akhnaten”.                

                   

                                                                -Steve Smith, Time Out New York

 

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PROFESSIONAL CHORAL PERFORMANCE 

Chanticleer - 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010 seasons

Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, New York City, September 2005 - May 2006

2005 International Monteverdi Choral Festival, Budapest, Hungary- 

Yale Schola Cantorum (2003-2004 tenor II; 2004-2005 alto II) 

Yale Recital Choruses 

Yale Repertory Chorus 

Episcopal Church of Yale, 2003-2004 alto section leader 

St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, Old Lyme, CT, 2004 tenor section leader 

Christ Church, New Haven, 2003 

Holy Name Church, NYC, 2000-2004 tenor section leader
 

 

PROFESSIONAL SOLO PERFORMANCE

Soloist with the International Contemporary Ensemble, Merkin Hall, NYC, April 2006

 

ACADEMIC CHORAL PERFORMANCE 

Royal College of Music Chamber Choir, London, 2001 

Manhattan School of Music Choir, NYC, 1999-2001 

Barnard-Columbia Choir, NYC, 2000

 

EDUCATION 

Yale University, M.M.  

Manhattan School of Music, B.M. 

Royal College of Music, London  

Stony Brook University 

 

PRINCIPAL CHORAL and VOICE TEACHERS

Simon Carrington, Yale University (2003-2005) 

Ian Howell, Yale University (2005) 

Paul Spicer, Royal College of Music 

Robert Isaacs, Manhattan School of Music 

Gail Archer, Manhattan School of Music

Carolyn Daugherty, Tecumseh, OK 

 

AWARDS and SCHOLARSHIPS 

Full Tuition Scholarship, Stony Brook University 

Full Tuition Scholarship, Yale University School of Music 

Full Tuition Scholarship, Manhattan School of Music 

Philip Nelson Prize, Yale University 

1999 Connecticut All-State Choir, tenor II 

1998, 1997 Oklahoma All-State Choir, tenor II

 

SPECIAL SKILLS and INTERESTS 

B.M., M.M., D.M.A. candidate - French horn performance  

Composer/Pianist/Arranger (pieces commissioned and performed by Windsor High School (CT) & Manhattan School of Music Choirs)  

Appearances on Oklahoma Public TV, age 7 & 8, performing songs of Patsy Cline 

Drawing, Sketching and Photography enthusiast