Baritone Stephen Powell has been singing professionally for 25 years. At the start of his career, he won numerous national and international awards and competitions, including the Licia Albanese-Puccini, Altamura Caruso, Belvedere, Liederkranz and Washington International Vocal Competitions, as well as awards from the Sullivan and George London foundations.
He has performed and continues to sing with major opera companies nationally and internationally, including the Metropolitan, New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Rio de Janeiro, Montreal, Seattle, Cincinnati, Minnesota, Michigan and San Diego Opera companies, to name a few. He enjoys an active orchestral and concert schedule, with symphonies from Singapore, Amsterdam, Rome, Warsaw, Boston, Montreal, Philadelphia, Detroit, San Francisco, Baltimore, Cleveland, Cincinnati, St. Louis, Washington DC, Houston, Dallas, Atlanta, Minnesota, Milwaukee, Colorado and Phoenix, among others.
He gives Master Classes at Universities and Colleges around the country, and maintains a private voice studio in his home.