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Patrick Howle

About Patrick Howle

Patrick Howle received his Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from East Carolina University and the Master of Music in Vocal Performance and Literature at The Eastman School of Music. Upon graduating from Eastman, Mr. Howle worked as Adjunct Professor of Voice at Alfred University and served as Director of Music at The First Baptist Church of Rochester, NY. Following his stay in Rochester, he performed with the Connecticut Opera as a member of their educational outreach program and as a main stage artist.

A versatile artist, Mr. Howle has made numerous successful appearances in opera, operetta, musical theater and solo recital performances. In recent seasons, he was seen as Melchior in Ozark Opera’s production of Amahl and the Night Visitors, Silvio in Pagliacci with Heartland Opera, Joe Gillis in Sunset Boulevard with Mobile Opera and as Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus with GLOW Musical Theatre in Greenville, SC. He spent four summer seasons with Light Opera of Oklahoma where he performed in varying roles, including Freddy in My Fair Lady, Anthony in Sweeney Todd and Giuseppe in The Gondoliers. Mr. Howle also sang in over thirty productions with The Ohio Light Opera where he created the roles of Marat in the world premiere of Robert Ward's A Friend of Napoleon and Wickham in a new musical adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.

In January of 2013, Mr. Howle made his Carnegie Hall recital debut, featuring the songs of composer Francis Poulenc. His many recordings with the Ohio Light Opera can be heard on both the Albany and Operetta Archives labels.


M.M., Eastman School of Music, New York, U.S.A.

B.M. East Carolina University, North Carolina, U.S.A.
Patrick Howle
Patrick Howle
Instructional Professor/Voice and Opera

Phone: (620) 235-4470

Office: 106 McCray Hall

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