Faculty Profile

Brian Leeper, Lecturer

Office location: Center Of The Arts 2012
Phone: (262) 472-5574
Email: leeperb@uww.edu
Department(s):  Music


Education

BA-Music Education Luther College; MM-Voice Performance University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Further graduate study towards the DM-Voice Performance The Florida State University

Biography

Baritone Brian Leeper teaches studio voice and opera workshop at UW-Whitewater.  In demand as a soloist and clinician, he has presented master classes and recitals at numerous Universities across the United States.  Frequently appearing as soloist in Oratorio and Opera, Mr. Leeper has performed over twenty major roles with opera companies in the US and abroad.  He made his New York City debut performing the role of Dulcamara in Donezetti's L'Elisir d'Amore at CAMI Hall. 

Since beginning teaching at UW-Whitewater, he has been featured as soloist in Wisconsin area performances of The Verdi Requiem, Walton's Belshazzar's Feast, Rutter's Mass of the Children and five performances of Handel's Messiah.  Mr. Leeper is currently the Artistic Director of La Musica Lirica, a five-week summer opera program in Novafeltria, Italy, and was previously on the voice faculty of Operafestival di Roma, in Rome, Italy.  Brian holds degrees from Luther College and The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and has done further graduate study towards the DM in Voice Performance from the Florida State University. Brian's teachers include Roy Delp, Yvonne Ciannella, David Judisch, Harold Stark & Richard Grace.

Classes Taught

Studio Voice, Opera Workshop, Men's Chorus

Location

Center of the Arts
950 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190

College Connections

140.146.22.245