Baritone Alan Dunbar is a versatile performer, lauded for his beautiful tone and nuanced musical and textual interpretation. Past performances include the premiere of Justin Merritt’s oratorio The Path at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, th e St. John Passion with the Voices of Ascension, Papageno in Madison Opera’s production of The Magic Flute, Argento’s The Andrée Expedition at the Ordway, and the title role of Britten’s Noye’s Fludde at Santa Fe Opera. Alan made his European solo recital debut at the Oslo Grieg Festival after winning the grand prize at the 2009 Grieg Festival in Winter Park, FL. He holds a BA in music theory and composition from St. Olaf College, and an MM and DM in vocal performance from Indiana University. Alan was a founding member of the internationally acclaimed male chamber vocal ensemble Cantus, and sang throughout North America and Europe with the ensemble from 1998-2004. He is an Assistant Professor of Voice at Winona State University.