Mark Nicolson

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Mark Nicolson is an American tenor opera singer residing in New York City.

Mark Nicolson was born in Galesburg, Illinois and grew up in Peoria, Illinois, where he attended Bradley University.[1][2] He subsequently studied at University of North Texas College of Music and Indiana University, where he studied with bel-canto soprano, Virginia Zeani and bass, Nicola Rossi-Lemeni.[3] He later studied with tenor legends Franco Corelli and James King.[3] In New York, he won the Liederkranz Competition,[4] received a Citation of Excellence from the Birgit Nilsson Prize Competition,[citation needed] won five study grants from the New York Wagner Society,[citation needed] and received a fellowship from Jerome Hines Opera-Music Theatre Institute.[5][unreliable source?] He is on the voice faculty of New Jersey City University.[citation needed]


Mark Nicolson's roles included:


  • Verdi Requiem with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Chichester Festival
  • Mahler 8th Symphony with the Connecticut Symphony


  • Late Show with David Letterman 2003


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  4. ^ "La carriera del tenore americano Mark Nicolson ha abbracciato". Retrieved 2011-09-23. 
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  8. ^ "Endowed chair established to honor Shaw". Retrieved 2011-09-23. 
  9. ^ "New versions of three favorites to crown anniversary year". Retrieved 2011-09-23. 
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External links[edit]

Official website