Andrew Forsythe
(he/him/his) Andrew Forsythe, bass-baritone, is a skilled stage performer in dramatic and comedic operatic roles with extensive theatrical experience. He combines excellent vocal technique with his engaging stage presence and deep understanding of his roles and repertoire. He also expresses his musical artistry through art song and recital work with an emphasis on new music and lesser performed works. 
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Andrew Forsythe

Andrew Forsythe, bass-baritone, is originally from southeast Michigan. He is a skilled stage performer in both comedic and dramatic roles, utilizing his dramatic experience both on the opera stage in in recitals. Most recently, he performed the role of Principal in Gregory Spears’ Paul’s Case with the Ad Astra Music Festival. He sang Pistola in Indiana University Opera Theatre’s production of Falstaff in the 2021 season. He also appeared as Marquis D’Obigny in La Traviata and in the choruses for Parsifal and Die Zauberflöte with IU Opera Theatre. With Oakland University Opera Theatre, Forsythe appeared as Frank Maurrant in Street Scene, Plunkett in Martha, and Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte. Forsythe was the substitute/rehearsal bass soloist for Verdi’s Requiem and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Oakland Symphony Orchestra. He has performed in opera workshops taught by Heidi Grant-Murphy and Carol Vaness singing scenes as Mephistopheles from Gounod’s Faust, Sir Giorgio Valton from I Puritani, the title role of Sweeney Todd, and Guglielmo in Così fan tutte. Recently, he premiered a set of new art songs set to the poetry of acclaimed poet and IU professor Ross Gay composed by Daixuan Ai entitled Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude: Four Poems by Ross Gay. He recently completed a Master of Music degree in Voice Performance at Indiana University under the tutelage of Timothy Noble. At IU, Forsythe serves as a Graduate Assistant for the Voice Department Office. He is a graduate of Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan where he studied with John Paul White. Forsythe was a finalist in the 2021 Metropolitan Laffont Competition in the Illinois District and is a recipient of an Encouragement Award in the 2020 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in the Houston District. He also won second place in the 2018 NATS Michigan auditions in the Upper College division. He has several years of experience singing in professional choirs in churches and synagogues as well as music directing youth musical theatre camps.