Dr. Gerald J. Case-Blanchard, lyric baritone

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Welcome

Opera Singer, Conductor & Music Educator

Critics have described Mr. Case-Blanchard's voice as... "dynamic and virtuosic..."rich and expressive." Among his many awards and recognition,  Mr. Case-Blanchard was a first place winner in the Opera Memphis/University of Memphis National Singer's Search auditions, where he worked with Metropolitan Opera baritone, Mr. Sherrill Milnes. He is also a Gil Rau Choral Scholar, a King/Chavez/Parks Fellow and a "2001" Classical Division winner in the inaugural vocal competition sponsored by the Greater Lansing Symphony Orchestra. 

 Mr. Case-Blanchard has made appearances with numerous opera companies and music festivals throughout North America including the Grand Teton Music Festival Opera (Wyoming), Lake Afton Early Music Festival (Pennsylvania), Opera Delaware, Bel Canto Lyric Opera Company of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), Dorian Opera Theatre (Iowa), Music Society of Midland (Michigan), Central Michigan Opera Works, The Delaware Humanities Forum Players, Michigan State Opera Theatre, and BCV Performing Artist Opera and Concert Artists of which he is founder and Artistic Director. Case-Blanchard has concertized throughout the US, Canada and Europe. He has been a featured performer at the  Kirchentag Festival in Bremen Germany, Yardley Early Music Festival, Galway Cathedral Series (Ireland), IHM Motherhouse Chapel Series in Michigan, among others. He has been featured in recitals and guest appearances in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Dublin, Ireland and Sorento, Italy. Case-Blanchard has earned degrees in music education, voice and conducting. He received the DMA from Michigan State University's College of Music. (SEE ABOVE FOR FULL BIO)

UPCOMING EVENTS
KCC MUSIC FACULTY EVENT
KCC Faculty Artist Recital
Sunday, November 3, 3:00pm
Dr. Gerald J. Case-Blanchard, baritone
Dr. Mark Wells, tenor
Nancy D. Brown, pianist
Davidson Visual and Performing Arts Center
450 North Ave. Battle Creek
Admission: Free to students/ $5 general public

MONROE SYMPHONY AND CHORUS
Messiah by G. F. Handel
Sunday, November 24 3:00pm
IHM  Mother House
Monroe, MI

KCC CHORAL MUSIC EVENT
Sounds Of The Season 2019
Saturday, December 7, 7:30pm
The Branch County Community Chorus Presents…
“O Wondrous Joy & Christmas Magic” featuring the Choirs of
Kellogg Community College and special guest artists.
Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church, 27 E. Chicago, Coldwater, MI
Admission: Freewill donation
This is a fundraiser for the upcoming 2020 Canadian Concert Tour

KCC VOCAL MUSIC EVENT
KCC Opera Workshop Ensemble presentation
“Hansel and Gretel” by Engelbert Humperdinck
Friday, December 13, 7:30pm
Saturday, December 14, 7:30pm
Elizabeth H. Binda Performing Arts Center Theatre
450 North Ave. Battle Creek
Admission: Free to students/ $5 general public

MUSIC FACULTY EVENT
“Black History Month Gala Concert”
Saturday, February 1, 7:30pm
Davidson Visual and Performing Arts Center
450 North Ave. Battle Creek
Admission: Free to students/ $5 general public

COVID-19: Event Cancellations and Updates

KCC MUSIC & THEATRE EVENT (postponed)
Kellogg Community College Music and Theatre
Mainstage Musical Production: “The Wiz”
by Charlie Smalls and William F. Brown
Friday, March 27, 7:30pm
Saturday, March 28, 16, 7:30pm
Sunday, March 29, 3:00pm
Elizabeth H. Binda Performing Arts Center
450 North Ave. Battle Creek
Admission Cost: $5 for Students, Faculty/Staff, Military and
seniors: $10 for public

KCC MUSIC & THEATRE EVENT (postponed)
Kellogg Community College Music and Theatre
Mainstage Musical Production: “The Wiz” by Charlie Smalls and
William F. Brown
Friday, April 3, 7:30pm
Saturday, April 4, 7:30pm
Sunday, April 5, 3:00pm
Elizabeth H. Binda Performing Arts Center
450 North Ave. Battle Creek
Admission Cost: $5 for Students, Faculty/Staff, Military and
seniors: $10 for public

Bach Around The Block Festival of Kalamazoo (postponed)
Cantata No. 56 "Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen"
Monday, June 1, 2020
Dr. Gerald J. Case-Blanchard, baritone
Dr. Mark Wells, organ
Kalamazoo Baroque Chamber Orchestra
Location: TBD
Time: TBD

KCC Touring Choir Summer 2020 Canadian Tour (postponed)
May 17-22, 2020

UPCOMING IN 2020/2021 SEASON

Guys and Dolls in Concert
November 21, 2020, 7:30 pm
W. K. Kellogg Auditorium
featuring Broadway stars

The Battle Creek Symphony presents the Guys and Dolls in Concert, Saturday, November 21, 2020 at the W.K. Kellogg Auditorium.


Holiday Concert
Saturday, December 5, 2020  7:30pm
Brass Band of Battle Creek
W. K. Kellogg Auditorium, Battle Creek
Guest Artist: Dr. Gerald J. Case-Blanchard, baritone soloist

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