Lyric baritone Adam Ewing is an Affiliate Professor of Voice at Regis University. He made his operatic debut as Major General Stanley in The Pirates of Penzance with Loveland Opera, and his orchestral debut as the lead of the barbershop quartet in The Music Man with the Colorado Symphony. Dr. Ewing has also appeared as Kaiser Overall (Der Kaiser von Atlantis), Schaunard (La Boheme), the Celebrant (Bernstein’s Mass), Sondheim (Side by Side by Sondheim), John Brooke (Little Women), Gianni Schicchi, Man 2 (Songs for a New World), Miles Gloriosus (A Funny Thing…Forum), and Schroeder (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown), among others.
Dr. Ewing regularly performs with Central City Opera’s touring artists, the Denver Early Music Consort, Boulder Bach Festival, Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado, and Opera on Tap. He has performed Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs and Dona Nobis Pacem at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon, Fauré’s and Duruflé’s Requiem, and numerous Bach cantatas.
In addition to dramatic works, Dr. Ewing is an avid performer of art song. He was a 2018 national finalist and 6th place winner in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Awards competition. In summer 2013, he was one of six singers chosen for the Fall Island Vocal Arts Seminar where he studied with Stephanie Blythe and Alan Smith. He also spent a month in Canada as a student at the Vancouver International Song Institute, an intensive summer program
for singers and pianists focusing on art song, particularly French repertoire and the songs of Schubert.
Dr. Ewing enjoys singing contemporary American art song as well, working with both student composers and celebrated masters. He has sung in masterclasses and recitals for Roger Vignoles, William Bolcom, Lori Laitman, Jake Heggie, Bob Spillman, and Libby Larsen.
Dr. Ewing holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in music education from Northwest Missouri State University, a Master’s degree in music performance from Indiana University, and a Doctorate of Musical Arts in vocal performance and pedagogy from the University of Colorado at Boulder. His upcoming projects include a recording of The New Colossus by Juliana Hall for Art Song Colorado, and a recording and performance of several works by Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji.