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David Britton

Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0405
Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0405
Biography

Tenor David Britton has enjoyed a versatile career as an established chamber musician, opera and concert singer, musical theater artist and teacher. He has performed as a soloist with most of the country’s leading symphonies including The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, The Boston Symphony Orchestra, The Chicago Symphony, The National Symphony and The Philadelphia Orchestra. Abroad, he’s been heard with the National Orchestra of France, The Israel Philharmonic, The Montreal Symphony, The Toronto Symphony, The Mexico City Orchestra, The Caracas Orchestra and the Hamburg Radio Orchestra. 

As a young singer starting out in New York City, he was a member of the prestigious Juilliard Opera Center and The Metropolitan Opera Studio concurrently and his formal operatic debut with The San Francisco Opera in the role of Belmonte in Mozart’s Abduction from the Seraglio came soon after. His other opera credits include the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, the Philadelphia Opera, The Israel Opera, The Santa Fe Opera, The Dallas Opera, Caracas Opera, New Orleans Opera, The Glimmerglass Opera and many other North American companies.  

David was a long time member of New York’s renowned Bach Aria Group, and has appeared as solo artist with The New York Pro Musica Antiqua, The Waverly Consort and Musica Sacra. A five-time guest artist with Mostly Mozart at Lincoln Center, he has been engaged by festivals in Aspen, Grand Tetons, Spoleto (Italy), Art Park and at Caramoor and others. As a concert soloist, he has worked with Daniel Barenboim, Charles Dutoit, Leonard Bernstein, Leonard Slatkin, Antal Dorati, Zubin Mehta, Pierre Boulez, Raphael Frübeck de Burgos, Gerard Schwarz, Helmuth Rilling, Raymond Leppard, Donald Johanos, Margaret Hillis, and David Willcocks. As a recording artist, he can be heard on the Angel, EMI, Musical Heritage and Voce labels. His university teaching credits include The University of Southern California, The State University of New York at Stony Brook and presently, at Arizona State University where he is Professor of Voice.  

He received his musical education at The University of North Texas, The Manhattan School of Music and The Juilliard School.

Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 541The Art Song
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
MUP 790Reading and Conference
MUP 796Solo Performance
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
MUP 790Reading and Conference
MUP 796Solo Performance
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 250Diction for Singers
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
MUP 790Reading and Conference
MUP 796Solo Performance
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
MUP 790Reading and Conference
MUP 796Solo Performance
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 541The Art Song
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
MUP 790Reading and Conference
MUP 796Solo Performance
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
MUP 790Reading and Conference
MUP 796Solo Performance
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 250Diction for Singers
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
MUP 790Reading and Conference
MUP 796Solo Performance
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
MUP 790Reading and Conference
MUP 796Solo Performance
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 451Repertoire
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
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