- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+
- Teaching since:
Christian Sanders has been hailed as a “…voice whose color belies his age. Someone to watch!” (Bill Eadie, SanDiego.com) Mr. Sanders’ operatic repertoire encompasses the roles of Tom Rakewell in Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress, Albert Herring in Britten’s Albert Herring, Rinuccio in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi, and Prince Charmant in Cendrillon by Massenet. Mr. Sanders has appeared as the Prison Chaplain in the world premiere of Theodore Morrison’s Oscar with the Santa Fe Opera alongside world-renown countertenor, David Daniels. In the summer of 2015 Mr. Sanders sang the title role of Dorian Gray in The Picture of Dorian Gray at the Aspen Music Festival and School in Aspen, Colorado. For the last two seasons Mr. Sanders has joined the Utah Opera as its Resident Artist tenor. In addition to these opportunities, Mr. Sanders has had the honor of being a part of Des Moines Metro Opera’s Apprentice Artist program. His roles with this company include study covering Des Grieux in their 2016 production of Manon by Massenet as well as singing the roles of the Novice in Billy Budd and Mr. Erlanson in A Little Night Music in the summer of 2017.+ Read More
Singing in productions of West Side Story, Silent Night, and Il barbiere di Siviglia.
Outreach to local schools, lessons, coachings. Performed roles in Le Nozze di Figaro, Aida, Lucia di Lammermoor, Man of La Mancha, The Long Walk, and Carmen.