Joseph Baunoch (bass) trained as an apprentice artist with Toledo Opera and Dicapo Opera of New York City, and has performed in over 50 different operas and over 30 opera roles at the professional and collegiate levels. He recently debuted with the Pueblo Symphony Orchestra for their Very Verdi and Wildly Wagner concert. He has been seen as the title role in Gianni Schicchi, Dr. Bartolo in The Marriage of Figaro, Leporello in Don Giovanni, Don Magnifico in Cinderella, Colline in La Boheme, and Timur in Turandot among others; and has covered Dr. Dulcamara, L’Elisir D’Amore, Frank Murrant, Street Scene, The Old Doctor, Vanessa, and Colline, La Boheme. Also performing in several opera outreach programs to school children across the country with the Metropolitan Opera Guild, Toledo Opera, Manhattan School of Music, Dicapo Opera, and Depaul University. While at Michigan State University he performed in a live webcast as the Capitan in Daniel Catan’s opera Florencia en al Amazonas, and traveled to China to perform at the Shenyang Conservatory. He has sung on master classes with Marilyn Horne, Haijing Fu, Marlena Malas, and Thomas Pasatieri; and studied voice with former Metropolitan Opera tenor Richard Fracker. Mr. Baunoch is currently on the voice faculty at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.