Biography

 Aaron Gallington

Tenor, AARON GALLINGTON, is distinguishing himself throughout California as a powerful and communicative vocal artist.  Mr. Gallington is a native of Bakersfield, California. 

 

Mr. Gallington discovered his abilities while studying with American tenor, Henry Price at Pepperdine University. While pursuing his bachelor degree in theatre and music, he appeared in leading roles of La Bohème and Little Women. As an undergraduate student Mr. Gallington was the recipient of several academic and performance awards. These included scholarships for both his acting abilities as well as his vocal talents. 

 

Mr. Gallington refined and polished his craft through graduate study at University of California, Santa Barbara. While there he appeared as Duke Orsino in the West Coast premier of Twelfth Night composed by Joel Feigin in collaboration with the UCSB Opera Theatre Program. He also portrayed Javier in the UCSB Opera Theatre production of Luisa Fernanda and performed scenes from The Turn of the Screw and Anna Bolena in the recent UCSB Opera Theatre Annual Opera Scenes Program.

 

In 2016 and 2017 Mr. Gallington was a finalist in the James Toland Vocal Arts competition in Oakland, California. Mr. Gallington has sung with several opera companies throughout California including Opera Santa Barbara, Lamplighters Music Theater, and Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera.

 

While in the Sacramento region Aaron has sung with many organizations including Camellia Symphony’s Rising Stars Concert and Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera in their production of Rigoletto (Borsa) and with the Sacramento State Opera Theatre production of Amelia Goes to the Ball. 

 

Mr. Gallington lives in Fair Oaks, California with his wife Kyli and their two sons Everett (5) and Vincent (2). He teaches elementary music in the San Juan Unified School District and keeps an active performance schedule throughout California and the west coast. 

All great artists draw from the same resource: the human heart, which tells us that we are all more alike than we are unalike.

-Maya Angelou

Aaron Gallington

Tenor