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Graham Anduri

Director of Vocal Studies

Contact Information

Moss Performing Arts Center 111

970.248.1960

ganduri@coloradomesa.edu

Educational Background

DMA, University of Southern Mississippi: Vocal Performance and Pedagogy
MM, University of Florida: Vocal Performance
BM, Colorado State University: Music Education with Performer's Certificate 

Biography

Husband, father, and baritone Graham Anduri, DMA, is an ambitious performer, director and teacher serving as the director of voice studies at Colorado Mesa University. He has been seen and heard performing locally with CMU, the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, Western Colorado Chorale, First Presbyterian Church Concert Choir and Grand Junction Rockestra.

Anduri is passionate about utilizing music as a vehicle for improving the world, and believes that singing is an important medium through which to create and foster bonds between people and cultures, and to foster societal change.

As a performer, Anduri has been fortunate to sing throughout Europe, America and South Korea. As an operatic performer, he has sung Tom/John in The Face on the Barroom Floor and King Melchior in Amahl and the Night Visitors with Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, Il Bonzo in Madama Butterfly and Johann in Werther with Opera Mobile, The Mandarin in Turandot and The Villager in I Pagliacci with opera Fort Collins, Michele in Il Tabarro, Alfio in Cavalleria rusticana, and Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus with Southern opera Theater, Der Sprecher and Papageno in different productions of Die Zauberflöte with Operafestival di Roma and University of Florida, Osmin as a guest artist in University of South Alabama’s production of Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Leporello in Don Giovanni with the Natchez Music Festival and Festival South, Dr. Dulcamara in The Elixir of Love with Emerald City Opera Artist Institute, Olin Blitch in University of Florida’s production of Susannah, Collatinus in The Rape of Lucretia, Ford in Falstaff, and Bartolo in Le Nozze di Figaro with Colorado State Opera Theater.

In the realm of musical theater, Anduri has performed the lead roles in school productions of The Phantom of the Opera, Oklahoma, Brigadoon, and Kiss Me Kate. He also enjoys concert and oratorio works, having sung solos in major orchestral works by Bach, Handel, Brahms, Faure, Schubert, Orff and the debut of a Requiem by composer Louis Daniel.

Anduri holds a DMA in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from The University of Southern Mississippi, an MM in Vocal Performance from University of Florida, and a BM in Music Education from Colorado State University.