American Baritone, Travis Sherwood, has received praise for his powerful voice and emotionally poignant performances around the world as an opera singer, concert artist, recitalist, and actor, performing a wide range of musical genres and styles.
On the operatic stage, Sherwood has performed leading roles in South Pacific, Gianni Schicchi,The Tempest, Hänsel und Gretel, Die Zauberflöte, Das Liebesverbot, Albert Herring, Don Giovanni, The Rape of Lucretia, and Die Fledermaus. Sherwood has sung for Aspen Opera Theater, “The Martina Arroyo Foundation, Prelude to Performance®”, USC Thornton Opera, Princeton Festival, Bohème Opera, Westminster Opera Theater, Spoleto Festival USA; and was an Associate Artist with Opera New Jersey, and a Marc and Eva Stern Fellow at SongFest.
On the concert stage Sherwood has performed with the Southwest Symphony, Chatter Orchestra, Hunterdon Symphony, Symphony of the Vines, Canto Bello Chamber Orchestra, Monroe Symphony Orchestra, and La Sierra Symphony Orchestra, performing such works as Handel’sMessiah, Mozart’s Requiem, Fauré’s Requiem, Gounod’s Messe Solennelle de Sainte Cécile, Schubert’s Mass in G, Bach’s Cantata 140, Haydn’s Die Schöpfung, William Grant Still’s Plain- Chant for America, Brahms’s Ein Deutsches Requiem, Weill’s Berliner Requiem, and creating the role of Jesus in Kata Markon by Mark Lanz Weiser. Sherwood has enjoyed many collaborative recitals with distinguished pianists throughout the world.
Sherwood is currently an Assistant Professor of Voice and Vocal Area Coordinator at Eastern New Mexico University. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts and a Master of Music degree from the University of Southern California, Thornton School of Music and a Bachelor of Music Degree from Westminster Choir College. Additional studies include a certificate from the “Académie Internationale d’Eté de Nice” in “Interprétation chant & piano” under the instruction of Dalton Baldwin.