William Sharp

William Sharp, baritone (Baltimore, MD), has appeared with the New York, Chicago, Washington, Boston, Baltimore, San Francisco, and Los Angeles symphony orchestras. He has created world premiere performances and recordings of works by Leonard Bernstein, John Harbison, John Musto, Jon Deak, Libby Larson, David Del Tredici, Lori Laitman, Steven Paulus, Scott Wheeler, and David Liptak. He won a Grammy Award for his recording of Leonard Bernstein’s Arias and Barcarolles, and he received a Grammy nomination for his recording of works by Virgil Thomson, John Musto, and Lee Hoiby. Bill has taught voice at the university level since 1977 and joined the Peabody Conservatory faculty in 2002. Previous Yellow Barn musician (since 2008)