Bruce Fowler Singer
Bruce Fowler is an American classical tenor who has had a major international performance career in operas and concerts since the early 1990s. He is particularly known for his appearances in bel canto operas. His first recording, as the tenor soloist for Handel's Messiah with Telarc, was nominated for a Grammy Award. He has also recorded Gioachino Rossini's Stabat Mater for Harmonia Mundi, Rossini's Armida for Sony, Jacques Ibert's Angelique Fonit for Cetra, Georg Philipp Telemann's Der Tag des Gerichts and Hugo Weisgall's Six Characters in Search of an Author on New York Records. He currently serves on the voice faculty and directs the opera program at Stephen F. Austin State University which he has been a member of since 2006. Born in West Monroe, Louisiana, Fowler studied at Oklahoma Baptist University, earning bachelors degrees in both voice and church music. He earned a masters degree in vocal performance from the University of North Texas before becoming a member of the young artist program at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. He made his stage debut with that company as Évandre in Christoph Willibald Gluck's Alceste in 1990.
1. Oklahoma Baptist University Colleges/University
Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) is a co-educational Christian liberal arts university located in Shawnee, Oklahoma, and owned by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma. Established in 1910, OBU is ranked No.2 among baccalaureate colleges in the western region in the 2010 U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best Colleges” ratings and has been Oklahoma’s highest rated regional college in the U.S. News rankings for 16 consecutive years. According to The Princeton Review, OBU is a 2010 “Best in the West” institution and one of "America's Best Value Colleges." OBU was named Oklahoma's top-ranked university in the Forbes.com 2010 listing of "America's Best Colleges" and was the state's top college in the Forbes.com list of "America's Best College Buys.
|Type||Liberal arts college|
2010. 86.6 mil. $
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2010. 17.2 K $
|Official web page||www.okbu.edu|