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Published on May 8, 2009

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N a t h a n G r a n n e r : N a t h a n G r a n n e r Tenor N a t h a n G r a n n e r : N a t h a n G r a n n e r Tenor Nathan, one of The American Tenors – a trio of world-class, classically-trained tenors, is recognized throughout the U.S. and the world. On his own, Nathan has received critical acclaim from The Boston Globe, The London Times, The New York Times, Opera News, Washington Post, and USA Today from his appearances across the nation …and in Russia. Slide 3: Nathan, one of The American Tenors – a trio of world-class, classically-trained tenors, is recognized throughout the U.S. and the world. On his own, Nathan has received critical acclaim from The Boston Globe, The London Times, The New York Times, Opera News, Washington Post, and USA Today from his appearances across the nation …and in Russia. “…He’s that good. If I may draw a parallel, he takes on his parts in these songs, solo and ensemble, rendering them with a personal feeling that makes them all his own… …in a way I can only equate with Frank Sinatra who owned every song he ever sang. “ John Nelson; PollStar Online 04/03/2003 www.ama.bz Slide 4: The American Tenors, Sony/BMG Masterworks Lyric Opera of Kansas City Nemorino, L’Elisir D’amore, Donizetti  Opera Theatre Saint Louis Remus , Treemonisha, Scott Joplin’s only remaining opera. Wolf Trap Opera – Artist Ferrando, Cosi fan Tutte, Mozart Sellem- The Auctioneer, The Rakes Progress, Stravinsky Arbace, Idomeneo; First Armored Guard , Tamino, Die Zauberflöte , Mozart Almaviva (cover), Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Rossini Semi-Finals, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Engagements with National Symphony Orchestra , Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Handel Haydn Oratorio Society, Kansas City Symphony, Pacific Symphony, Tulsa Philharmonic… Solo CD’s and Collaboration with Tzigane Music, record label Selections from Winterreise, with Beau Bledsoe Mujer Sola, track 16, with Tango Lorca Beginners, several tracks, with Bradley Cox Nathan and Friends, several tracks, Live Departure, with Beau Bledsoe www.ama.bz Nathan Granner : Nathan Granner Opera Tampa - Celestiano Medeiros , H. Lowell , Sacco and Vanzetti (world premiere) , Anton Coppola *First character in an opera to be executed in electric chair… Pittsburgh Opera Center Man with Paint box , Postcards from Morocco, Dominick Argento Tulsa Opera, numerous smaller roles & education program +++ National Tour - 35 dates,2005-2006 Live on Stage *Community Concerts* National Tour - 16 dates, 2006-2007 Mozart Was a Punk, How to Make classical music not suck *rock club tour* Musical Theater Heritage - Artistic Director, 2003-2005 Produced stage shows, concert productions, concerts and Musical Theater concerts live for radio broadcast. KCMETROPOLIS.org - President, Co-Founder, 2008 – current Online Journal For the Performing Arts , Staffing 25 writers and contributors In the Works Hymnody in America, with Bradley Cox Opera commission- Jefferey Ruckman / Nathan Granner Nathan Granner – Wee Small Hours, progressive variations on the classic 1955 Frank Sinatra album www.ama.bz A Brief History (highlights) : A Brief History (highlights) Born in Chicago, Il. Grew up in Iowa and Kansas City Attended Kansas State University majored in Music and Art (sculpture) Attended Johnson County Community College Graduated University Missouri Conservatory of Music B.M. Vocal Performance Other Work history: Factory worker Mrs. Butterworth’s syrup factory Macaroni Grill Poultry fan manufacturer As a neck tie painter / entrepreneur Began professional soloist  engagement First Presbyterian Church in Kansas City, (the same as esteemed tenor, Vinson Cole) Utah Festival Opera, First opera engagement Uncle Yakuside in Madama Butterfly. Glimmerglass Opera – first Artist program www.ama.bz Slide 7: Durham News and Observer– 3 ½ Stars…“…There is crossover and there is real musical range. There is sentimentality and there is imagination. There is Andrea Bocelli and there is Nathan Granner.” Nathan Granner www.ama.bz Slide 8: www.ama.bz N a t h a n G r a n n e r : N a t h a n G r a n n e r Tenor Please click anywhere N a t h a n G r a n n e r : N a t h a n G r a n n e r Tenor N a t h a n G r a n n e r : N a t h a n G r a n n e r Tenor Thank you for viewing this presentation. We hope you enjoyed it. For booking information please contact Eric Amada at Arts Management Associates. 888.660.4333 , Ericamada@ama.bz. Mr. Granner is always willing to field questions pertaining to scheduling auditions. ngranner@gmail.com For more information and media please visit the following sites... http://ama.bz/attraction/nathan_granner/about/ www.grannerbledsoe.comwww.myspace.com/grannerbledsoe www.americantenorsmusic.comenjoy. N a t h a n G r a n n e r : N a t h a n G r a n n e r Tenor Thank you for viewing this presentation. We hope you enjoyed it. For booking information please contact Eric Amada at Arts Management Associates. 888.660.4333 , Ericamada@ama.bz. Mr. Granner is always willing to field questions pertaining to scheduling auditions. ngranner@gmail.com For more information and media please visit the following sites... http://ama.bz/attraction/nathan_granner/about/ www.grannerbledsoe.comwww.myspace.com/grannerbledsoe www.americantenorsmusic.comenjoy.

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