Jordan College of Fine Arts
School of Music

Mark Gilgallon, voice

Mark Gilgallon

Mark Gilgallon graduated with honors with bachelor of music degrees in education and performance and a master of music in vocal performance from Illinois State University. A native of Chicago, this 1995 Indiana NATS Artist Award winner has appeared in recital at the Australian embassy in Washington, D.C., and the Harold Washington and Newbury libraries in Chicago. A versatile singing actor, Mr. Gilgallon's roles range from Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady to Giorgio Germont in Verdi's La Traviata.

A familiar face to Indianapolis audiences, Mark has sung numerous leading roles with the Indianapolis Opera most recently as the Bailiff in Massenet's Werther. As a soloist, Mark has appeared with the Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Indianapolis Symphonies under the direction of Jack Everly, and he made his solo Carnegie Hall debut with the National Children's Chorus under the direction of Henry Leck.

A former Artistic Ambassador to India, Pakistan and Bahrain for the United Information Agency, Mark performed concerts of American music for heads of state and other dignitaries with accompanist Catherine Bringerud. Mark's teachers and coaches have included Margaret Harshaw, John Wustman, Donald Armstrong, Eric Dahlheim, Charlotte Vacano and William McDonald.

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