Tenor Matthew Chellis – known as one of the finest singing actors in the country – is Associate Professor of Voice and Director of Musical Theatre at the University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Music. He is the founder and Artistic Director of the Up North Vocal Institute – a summer vocal training program for some of America’s finest university singers (upnorthvocalinstitute.com). At home in all styles of music, his long career in opera, musical theatre and concert work has enabled him to sing throughout North America, South America and Europe – numerous roles with the New York City Opera, Opera de Bogata, and Calgary Opera to name a few of his favorite venues. Please visit MatthewChellis.com for further career highlights. Mr. Chellis is sought after as a vocal clinician and competition judge and is thrilled to be associated with the Schmidt Vocal Competition judging and teaching at UC Boulder and around the country for the competition.