Bass-baritone Paul Murray has established himself as a respected opera and oratorio singer, lauded for his rich timbre and dramatic acumen. He received his Master′s degree in 2005 from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and was awarded a Post-Graduate Fellowship in 2006. Since completion of his degrees, Murray has performed many main stage roles with companies such as Opera San Jose, West Edge Opera (Berkeley Opera), Livermore Valley Opera, and Opera Bangkok.
Equally comfortable on the concert stage, Murray has appeared with the Silicon Valley Symphony, the San Francisco Bach Choir, the San Jose Symphonic Choir, Chora Nova, and the Santa Rosa Symphony Symphony.
A true believer in the power of singing to heal and balance a life, Murray has devoted much time to teaching. At Santa Clara University, he taught private lessons, singing for beginners, opera workshops and lyric diction, and has also taught at the Reeder Music Academy in Danville, California.
B.A., Rhodes College
M.M., San Francisco Conservatory of Music