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Dan Boye

  • Voice Type
    Bass-Baritone

Dan Boye

Dan Boye, bass-baritone, has been widely featured as an operatic and musical theater performer, and as an oratorio soloist. He has performed various roles in over 20 Opera Carolina productions. In the 2006-07 Opera Carolina season, he sang the role of Prince Yamadori in Madama Butterfly and Melchior in Amahl and the Night Visitors. Next spring, he will appear as Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus with Opera Carolina. The summer of 2008 will be his 10th season as Guest Artist with the Breckenridge Music Festival. He has performed with the Charlotte Symphony, Canton Symphony, Fayetteville Symphony, Asheville Symphony, the North Carolina Symphony, and the National Repertory Orchestra in a variety of capacities. A graduate of Emory and Henry College and the University of Georgia, he is currently a Professor of Physics at Davidson College where he teaches a wide range of physics courses including a course for non-science majors entitled "Musical Technology." He has provided educational opportunities for literally thousands of public school students and adults of all ages, musical and scientific backgrounds through various programs and lectures. One such program is his "Science of Singing" lecture that takes a systematic look at the anatomy of the vocal instrument and the physics associated with its sound production. He also maintains an active research program in the development of new optical materials in the Laser Laboratory at Davidson College.