Mark Billy - baritone
Mark Billy, baritone
Native (Choctaw tribe) baritone Mark Billy is from Finley, Oklahoma. Mark’s undergraduate studies in voice at the University of Oklahoma were under the mentorship of the baritone Richard Anderson. Mark has also had additional study with the legendary mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne. Mark's graduate studies were at Indiana University's Jacob School of Music and were with soprano Carol Vaness.
Mark is the baritone/bass soloist at Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church in Minneapolis.
In the spring of this year Mark was a Gate City Bank Young Artist with the Fargo Moorhead Opera.
In March 2018 Mark placed First in the Schubert Club Competition and was featured in the winner’s concert at St. Paul’s beautiful Ordway Theater.