Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus
September 13, 2021
The Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Stack as Bass/Baritone Vocal Coach for the Chorus. Andrew will assist the Music Director with vocal training for all parts as the Chorus prepares for concerts.
Originally from Manhasset, New York, baritone Andrew Stack is currently a second-year Graduate Diploma candidate at New England Conservatory, studying under the tutelage of Michael Meraw. This season’s highlights included performances as Guglielmo in scenes from Così fan tutte, Marquis de la Force/Dr. Javelinot in NEC’s digital film production of Dialogues of the Carmelites. He is currently an Artist in Residence with New England’s premier art song recital group, Calliope’s Call. Upcoming performances include With One Voice, a vocal chamber recital with Calliope’s Call in January and Malatesta in Don Pasquale at Jordan Hall this February.
Prior to moving to Boston, Stack earned his Master’s degree from the Indiana University Jacob School of Music. While at Jacobs, Stack was seen in performances of Stephen Paulus’ The Three Hermits (Bishop), La Traviata (Barone Douphol), as well as regular performances in recital with the collaborative piano department. Shortly after graduating with his Bachelor of Music degree from Westminster Choir College, Stack made his professional debut as Zaretsky in Spoleto Festival USA’s Eugene Onegin. Additional roles include Starveling (Midsummer Night’s Dream) and Private Willis (Iolanthe).
Andrew Stack is an avid Art Song and new music advocate, having collaborated with some of the foremost living composers in the United States, including Libby Larsen and Jake Heggie. He has performed the North American premiere of Sven-David Sandström’s symphonic work Uppbrott and has participated in masterclasses for Dr. Allen Lewis Smith and Thomas Hampson. Most recently, he has been featured in several of this past year’s Liederabend concerts. Shortly before graduating Westminster, Andrew formed a close collaborative relationship with the late pianist Dalton Baldwin, which then continued at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria that summer.
New England Conservatory – Graduate Diploma 2022
Indiana University Jacobs School of Music M.M. 2020
Westminster Choir College B.M. magna cum laude 2017