Craig Maddox, Voice
Dr. Craig Maddox, lyric baritone, joined the Stetson University School of Music voice faculty in 1984. He holds a BM in Voice Performance from the North Carolina School of the Arts, an MM in Voice Performance, an MM in Opera Production (Stage Directing), and a DM in Voice Performance from Florida State University. Dr. Maddox has appeared with such opera companies as Orlando Opera, Shreveport Opera, and Mobile Opera. He also has experience in musical theatre, having performed leading roles in such shows as Brigadoon and Carousel. Dr. Maddox's academic passions include establishing Stetson's Hollis Voice Laboratory and expanding its Vocal Pedagogy program. An active 27-year NATS member, he has served two terms as Florida NATS Governor. He is also a four-year member of the voice faculty at the Seagle Music Colony (NY), one of the leading opera training programs in the U.S.
Some noteworthy successes of Dr. Maddox's students include:
Jason Ryan - NOA Competition winner & Sarasota Artist Series prize winner '10; Met Encouragement Award winner '11
Christine Reinard - Met Encouragement Award winner '10;
Tai Oney - Sullivan Foundation Award winner '11, Met Auditions District Winner & Regional runner up '07;
Desiree Maira - Sun Coast Opera Young Artist Competition winner '11; Met Encouragement Award '07;
Donovan Singletary - Met Auditions Grand Finals Winner '06, Gerda Lissner Foundation Winner '09, George London Foundation Winner '10, Loren Zachary award winner '10, Sullivan Foundation Award winner '11; performance contracts with the Met, Seattle Opera, Ft. Worth Opera '11-'12
Brent Turner - Palm Beach Opera Young Artist Competition prize winner '05; apprenticeship programs with Santa Fe Opera & Utah Opera
Katherine Rohrer - Met Auditions Grand Finalist 2001, Adler Fellow '03-'04.