The School of Music and Fine Arts
Full Name: Bryon Grohman
Associate Professor of Voice
Coordinator of the Voice Department
B.Mus. Music Education and Vocal Performance, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston; M.Mus. Conducting, New England Conservatory of Music; D.Mus. , Indiana University.
A native of Hazleton, Pennsylvania, tenor Dr. Bryon Grohman performs frequently as soloist on both the concert and opera stage. Recent operatic roles include Gilbert in Donizetti’s Lucie de Lammermoor and Joe in Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West as part of the esteemed Glimmerglass Opera Young American Artist’s Program, Don Ramiro in Rossini’s La Cenerentola and Don Narciso in Rossini’s Turco in Italia with the Indiana University Opera Theatre, Pastore in the Chicago Lyric Opera’s production of Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo, and Spoletta in the Opera Theatre of St. Louis production of Puccini’s Tosca. Dr. Grohman made his Boston Symphony Orchestra debut in Oliver Knussen’s Where the Wild things Are with the composer conducting. As a Tanglewood Music Center Vocal Fellow, he sang the role of Rinuccio in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi and, at the request of Seiji Ozawa, returned to Tanglewood to perform Fenton in Verdi’s Falstaff. Recent concert soloist engagements have included Handel’s Messiah with the Bloomington Early Music Festival, the Evangelist in Bach’s Johannes Passion, Mozart’s Requiem, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, and Britten’s St. Nicholas Mass.During the fall of 2005, Dr.Grohman premiered the role of Nicholas in a performance of Death and the Powers, a new opera by Tod Machover and Robert Pinsky previewed in Monte-Carlo during the November 2005 Opera Europa conference. Dr. Grohman has served as choral conductor at Wellesley College, New England Conservatory of Music, and the Church of Our Saviour, Brookline, Massachusetts. He and his wife Kristin are excited to join the Palm Beach Atlantic University community.