Tenor, Duane A. Moody, Associate Professor at Berklee College of Music (Voice) and an instructor and coach with The Levine School of Music, Washington, DC, has expounded on a career of international proportions for over two decades. From the international tours as Sportin’ Life in The Gershwins’ Porgy & Bess (1999-2005), the off-Broadway engagement with Three Mo’ Tenors (2007), the his sacred recording with the group INSPIRATA, to his soon to be released Christmas Recital CD, Mr. Moody has always kept vocal beauty talent, through artistry first.
From his humble beginnings in SE, Washington, DC, it was always about music. From listening to his Father’s old Philly Sound Records, as well as, being groomed by the many talented educators who saw his talent early on, music and the arts were a constant part of his life. After receiving degrees from The Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University and Boston University he has made debuts at The Royal Festival Hall (London), Tel Aviv Opera (Israel), Hamburg Staatsoper (Hamburg, Germany), Alte Oper (Frankfurt, Germany), Des Moines Opera, Dayton Opera, New York City Opera (touring company) and has been presented in a premiere solo recital at The Terrace Theatre of The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (Washington, DC). Orchestral appearances have been with The Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, The Indianapolis Symphony (Pop Series), The Spokane Symphony (Pop Series), The Reading Symphony and The Frederick Symphony in their presentation of Beethoven’s 9th, and recently the world premiere of Lawrence Reis Cantata, “Sea Surface Full of Clouds” with the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic.
Duane manages a career as a performer, educator, clinician and musician. Continuing to tour with Three Mo’ Tenors, as well as, a solo artist.
I may be struggling, but I’m not tired – Duane A. Moody