Oliver Worthington, baritone, has performed extensively as an opera singer, oratorio soloist and recitalist. He has appeared with regional opera companies like Indianapolis Opera, South Texas Lyric Opera, San Antonio Opera, San Antonio Symphony, Hill Country Lyric, Austin Opera and Lone Star Lyric in diverse roles from Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus to Mamma Agatha in Viva la Mamma. Other roles include Count Gil in Il Segreto di Susanna, Bruschino in Il Signor Bruschino, Dr. Greg in Gallantry, The Duke of Plaza Toro in The Gondoliers, Le Podestat in Le Docteur Miracle and others in more traditional repertoire. He recently performed the roles of Raphael and Adam in Haydn's The Creation with the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir and the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra in the Hilbert Circle Theater in downtown Indianapolis. He is also active as a recitalist, his favorite genre, where he champions the works of living composers often premiering new works. At Butler Dr. Worthington is the Voice Area Coordinator and the Producing Director of Butler Opera Theatre where he works to help students learn the skills necessary to become convincing singing actors. Dr. Worthington maintains a full schedule as an educator and performer and serves as the President of The Fritz and Lavinia Jensen Foundation (www.jensenfoundation.org), a non-profit dedicated to supporting the arts with cash prizes to young opera singers.