Ryan Landis, tenor, is an active performer on the opera, concert and recital stage. Mr. Landis has made appearances with the Natchez Festival of Music, The Black Hills Playhouse, the University of Alabama Opera Theatre, and the University of South Dakota Opera. His roles include The Magician in The Consul, Rinnucio in Gianni Schicchi, Johnny Inkslinger in Paul Bunyan, Nanki-Poo in The Mikado, Parpignol in La bohème, , Léon in Signor Deluso, and the world premiere of Amir Zaheri’s Look Upon These Faces. Additional stage credits include the roles of Pharaoh and Reuben in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Anselmo in Man of La Mancha, Gepetto in Pinocchio, and Buffo in The Princess and the Pea.
Mr. Landis has performed as the tenor soloist in Mozart’s Requiem, Handel’s Messiah, Orff’s Carmina Burana, Ramirez’s Missa Criolla, and “Let’s Fall in Love!” a Valentine’s Day Pops Concert with the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra.
Mr. Landis holds the Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Alabama, a Master of Arts degree in Vocal Performance from the University of South Dakota, and the Bachelor of Arts in Music from UCSI University in Malaysia. He is currently an Instructor of Voice at Mississippi State University. For more information, please visit www.ryanlandistenor.com.