Tenor

Aaron Crouch

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biography

Aaron Crouch is a tenor, born and raised in Bowie, Maryland. Mr. Crouch is a recent graduate of the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

During his time at Curtis, he performed many roles including, Prunier in Puccini’s La Rondine, Lensky in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, and Don Ottavio in Mozart’s Don Giovanni.

Mr. Crouch has been recently making waves in the opera world with his recent success in Jeanine Tesori and Tazewell Thompson’s award-winning opera, Blue.

Mr. Crouch has been a soloist with the New World Symphony for their Ravel Journey Concert. He also performed in an all-Bernstein concert with the Philharmonic of Southern New Jersey for Bernstein’s centennial.

He was a Gold Medalist at The YoungArts Foundation Awards in 2017. He also won First Place in the Sue Goetz Ross Voice Competition, Shirley Rabb Winston Voice Competition (Maryland chapter), and Classical Singer Vocal Competition (University Intermediate Division). He received Third Place in The Rochester International Vocal Competition and won an Emerging Artist Award from the Opera Index Vocal Competition in 2019.

In past summers, Mr. Crouch has attended Houston Grand Opera’s Young Artist Vocal Academy and the Chautauqua Institute where he performed the role of Nemorino in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore. In the summer of 2019, Mr. Crouch was a Young Artist at The Glimmerglass Festival where he premiered the role of The Son in Blue.

This past season would have included debuts at Washington National Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, The Mostly Mozart Festival, and Minnesota Opera. All of these engagements were cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19.

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