FPAC – Fairmount Performing Arts Conservatory
  Bryant Bush

Bryant Bush (Bass-Baritone) is a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music (Spring 2018), earning a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance and studying under the direction of Dr. Dean Southern. Originally from Mobile, Alabama, Bush attained his undergraduate degree in vocal performance from The University of Alabama, studying with opera director and voice instructor, Dr. Paul Houghtaling. While at UA, Bush participated in several musical ensembles including the university marching band, university public and chamber choirs, Ethos chamber ensemble, as well as performed several roles with UA Opera including Don Alfonso from Cosí fan tutte and the Mikado from The Mikado. As a graduate student at CIM, Bush performed the role of Figaro in Le nozze di figaro, reprised his role of Don Alfonso in Cosí fan tutte, and, in Spring 2018, was chosen to represent the CIM voice department at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., singing Russian art songs by Dmitri Shostakovich.

Bush is an active performer with several Cleveland area music ensembles including The Cleveland Opera, Cleveland Opera Theater, The Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, Cleveland Chamber Choir, and St. Paul’s Chamber Choir. Bush is also an avid marching percussionist, having marched multiple years at the University of Alabama and as a member of Teal Sound Drum and Bugle Corps. In his spare time, Bush instructs the marching percussion units of West Geauga High School and Case Western University Marching Bands.

Having grown up with a multitude of different musical influences from classic rock to jazz, and from musical theater to opera, Mr. Bush has a deep appreciation for the importance of being a well-rounded musician. Mr. Bush is open to all styles of music in his studio and welcomes the creativity of his students when helping to select new repertoire.

Mr. Bush is excited to be a new member of the Fairmount Center for the Arts voice faculty and is looking forward to helping singers of all ages and skill levels find their voice and inner artistry through music.

Bryant Bush