CHARLES WESLEY EVANS
“An elegant, mellifluous and expressive baritone” (New York Times), Charles Wesley Evans has been lauded by The Miami Herald as “the peak of the night’s solo work” and “a warm, strong baritone,” (The Washington Post). Charles began singing professionally as a chorister at The American Boychoir School in Princeton, New Jersey where he toured nationally and internationally, performing with notable conductors and orchestras around the globe. He enjoys a varied career performing works from the Baroque to gospel and musical theater. Recent concert work include performances with the Cleveland Orchestra, Austin Symphony, Fort Worth Symphony, Sinfonia de Camera, Bach Akademie Charlotte and Sonare Baroque Ensemble, Düsseldorf, Germany. A strong supporter of professional choral practice, Charles performs regularly with Seraphic Fire, Conspirare, and the Carmel Bach Festival Chorale. He has served on the voice faculties of the University of South Florida, University of Tampa and is currently Artist Faculty for the Professional Choral Institute at Aspen Music Festival and School. Charles holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Brewton-Parker College in Mt. Vernon, GA with further study at Boston Conservatory of Music and Westminster Choir College of Rider University.