Adjunct Instructor in Music
Tenor Matt Wells, a native of Indianapolis, IN, is equally at home on the concert and operatic stages. Matthew completed both his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in vocal performance at Indiana University’s world-renowned Jacobs School of Music, where he studied with Dr. Brian Horne and Patricia Stiles. Over the past few years, his operatic credits include: Prunier in Puccini’s La Rondine; Don Basilio, Don Curzio in Le Nozze di Figaro; Le théière, La Rainette in Ravel’s L’Enfant et le Sortilèges; Trouffaldino in Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges; Andres, Cochenille, Frantz, and Pitichinaccio in Les Contes d’Hoffman; and Little Bat McClean in Floyd’s Susannah.
He spent the summer of 2010 as a Gerdine Young Artist with the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, where he appeared in the world premiere of Peter Ash’s The Golden Ticket. The summer prior he was engaged as an Opera Young Artist with the Crested Butte Music Festival.