American tenor Andrew Marks Maughan has just joined the National Tour of Les Misérables singing Bishop of Digne, Legles, and will be covering the role Jean Valjean.
Andrew recently made his European debut filling in for the title role of Bernstein's Candide, directed by Francesca Zambello, at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, France. Andrew also reprised the role of Cacambo in the same production, which he did previously at Glimmerglass Festival in 2015.
In the summers of 2016 and 2017, Andrew was a member of the Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Program. While there, he sang the role of Diener 1 in Richard Strauss’ Capriccio ('16) and covered the roles of Anatol in Barber's Vanessa ('16), Nick in Puccini's Fanciulla del West ('16), Eisentein in Strauss' Die Fledermaus ('17) and Woz in the world premiere of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs ('17).
Andrew appeared in Indiana University’s production of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with Carl St. Clair conducting in April 2016. He also sang the roles of Gabriel von Eisenstein in IU’s new production of Die Fledermaus, Rodolfo in La Bohème, and Alfredo in La traviata while attending the Jacobs School of Music.
In the summers of 2011-2014, Andrew worked for the Ohio Light Opera as both a young artist and resident artist. He sang many roles to great acclaim, including: Alfred in Die Fledermaus, Freddy in My Fair Lady, Fredric in Pirates of Penzance, Sàndor Barinkay in Gypsy Baron, Camille in The Merry Widow, and many others.
He attended the University of Utah from 2008-2013 where he earned his BM and MM in voice performance. He had the great pleasure of singing many roles, including: Fenton in Verdi’s Falstaff; Tamino in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte; Sam Polk in Floyd’s Susannah ; Don Ottavio in Mozart’s Don Giovanni; Nerone in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea; Ferrando in Mozart’s Così Fan Tutte; and Le Chevalier in Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites.
After the '17 summer at Santa Fe, he received the Lillian Caroff Mayer Award. He was also the 2017 recipient of the J. Howard & Janie Young Young Artist Grand Prize from the Orpheus National Vocal Competition in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Andrew is a recipient of two Encouragement awards from the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditons, Wisconsin District (2013) and Utah District (2011). He was awarded a recital performance with the Florentine Opera Company in 2014.
Andrew has performed with the Opéra National de Bordeaux, Syracuse Opera, Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, The Cathedral of the Madeleine Choir, Winona Oratorio Chorus, Sandy City Orchestra, and Paradigm Orchestra.