Richard Teaster, voice instructor, holds degrees in vocal performance from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music. He completed further professional studies at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and the Pittsburgh Opera Center.
Mr. Teaster has been an active bass-baritone performing in opera as well as oratorio, musical theater and concert venues. He has sung with such companies as Pittsburgh Opera, Pittsburgh Festival Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Chatham Baroque and Aspen Opera Theater.
In addition to maintaining a private voice studio, Mr. Teaster is a singing instructor at the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama.