Eric Melear, piano

Eric Melear is a student of Martin Katz at the University of Michigan,
where he is pursuing his Doctorate of Musical Arts. During his time in Ann
Arbor, he has served as coach/accompanist for University productions of
Falstaff, Susannah and La fille du rigiment, performed with the Michigan
Chamber Players, and coached and performed recitals with the University?s
leading singers. He participated in SongFest at the University of
California-Irvine, studying with Graham Johnson and Mr. Katz, and
accompanied The Barber of Seville for Friends of Opera in Detroit. Prior
to moving to Ann Arbor, Mr. Melear distinguished himself in the Milwaukee
area, working with the Florentine Opera Company, the Milwaukee Symphony
Chorus, Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation and for productions of The
Magic Flute and The Merry Widow. He has received degrees from the
University of Michigan and Luther College.

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