Christopher Seefeldt

Christopher Seefeldt holds an undergraduate degree in Germanic studies and undergraduate and master’s degrees in Voice Performance from Indiana University. Seefeldt’s solo credits at The Jacobs School of Music range from comedic to dramatic and include Sir Joseph Porter (Gilbert and Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore), Benoît and Alcindoro (Puccini’s La bohème), Speaker (Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte), Guard 1 (Heggie’s Dead Man Walking), Jud Fry (Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!) and Alvaro (Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas). Seefeldt’s IU chorus credits include Puccini’s La bohème, Bernstein’s Candide, Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Massenet’s Cendrillon, Handel’s Xerxes, Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, and Verdi’s La Traviata.

During his time at university, Seefeldt actively participated in student-led productions, having performed the role of Pirate King (Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance) with the IU Gilbert and Sullivan Society, and premiered new works with New Voices Opera. As founding director of Sing with Pride, Seefeldt led and performed in opera cabaret concerts benefiting local LGBTQ+ youth. With Utah Festival Opera, Seefeldt covered the roles of Figaro and Bartolo (Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro), performed the roles of Betto (Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi), Lt. Schrank (Bernstein's West Side Story), Oscar Delancey (Disney's Newsies), Coroner (The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess), and appeared in the choruses of Flaherty’s Ragtime and Kern’s Showboat. Seefeldt enjoyed reprising the role of Benoît and Alcindoro (Puccini’s La bohème) at the Boca Raton Festival for the Arts under the direction of Constantine Kitsopoulos in 2017. With the Bloomingvoce Summer Opera Workshop, Seefeldt performed the role of Sarastro (Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte).

Seefeldt frequently performs as bass soloist and chorus member with various choruses in the Indianapolis area; this major choral repertoire includes Michael Haydn’s Missa Sancti Gabrielis, Mozart’s Requiem, Verdi’s Requiem, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, Handel’s Messiah, Clausen’s New Creation, Vaughan Williams’s Sea Symphony, Britten’s War Requiem, and Bach’s B Minor Mass. Seefeldt enjoys a regular position as bass section leader for Second Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis, and gigs as a recording artist with Aire Born Studios (Zionsville, IN). Seefeldt was a student of Distinguished Professor of Voice: Timothy Noble.


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