Charles Reid, tenor, is Coordinator for Voice Studies in the Department of Music at Andrews University and Artist in Residence. He also produces the podcast The Opera Life, available through his website and iTunes. Mr. Reid is the recipient of prestigious awards from the Richard Tucker Music Foundation, Loren L. Zachary National Vocal Competition, Florida Grand Opera YPO Competition, Connecticut Opera Competition, and the Marjorie Lawrence International Vocal Competition.
Praised in Opernwelt for his “marvelous timbre, consistent throuthout, well-focused, excellently agile voice,” Mr Reid is being recognized as one of his generation’s leading lyric tenors. He has sung on many of the most famous international stages, including nine seasons with New York’s Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Theater and der Wien, Frankfurt Opera, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, and t he festivals of Bayreuth, Salzburg, Spoleto USA, and Glimmerglass. Upcoming events include Mr. Reid’s return to Theater Hagen as Don Jose in Bizet’s Carmen and concert debuts with Orchestre National de Lyon and Beethoven Orchester Bonn.