Jeremy Irland, whose voice has been praised as having “a beautifully rich consistency and clarity,” is an avid performer and recitalist. Mr. Irland has appeared with the Seattle Symphony as Bobby in Weill’s Mahagonny Songspiel, Wotan in ViVace’s production of Das Rheingold, Leporello in Washington Idaho Symphony’s production of Don Giovanni, the Dutchman with the Cleveland Wagner Institute’s Der Fliegende Holländer, Assan in Menotti’s The Consul at New England Conservatory, Morales and Zuniga in Bizet’s Carmen, Presto in Poulenc's Les Mamelles de Tirésias with Vespertine Opera, Nardo in Mozart’s La Finta Giardiniera, the Mother in Weill’s Seven Deadly Sins, Doctor Bartolo in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro with UW Opera, and duel world premières of Michael Valenti’s one-act operas Beau Nash and Story of an Hour with both the Portland Chamber Symphony and the Walla Walla Symphony.
Equally involved with orchestral and concert work, Mr. Irland has performed Paul Basler’s Cantos Alegres, Nils Lindberg’s Christmas Cantata, and Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana with the Mid-Columbia Mastersingers. With the Walla Walla University Wind Symphony he was the bass soloist in Copland’s Old American Songs. Mr. Irland has several popular oratorios under his belt, including the Mozart, Brahms, Verdi, and Faure Requiems, as well as the Rossini Stabat Mater.
Mr. Irland has studied with Jane Eaglen, Carol Vaness, and Dr. Matthew James. Mr. Irland also holds degrees from Walla Walla University (B.M. in Music Education) and the University of Washington (M.M in vocal performance). He is currently quite happy to be working as an elementary music teacher in Moses Lake.