Tenor, AARON GALLINGTON, is distinguishing himself throughout California as a powerful and communicative vocal artist. Mr. Gallington is a native of Bakersfield, California. Recently he concluded his graduate degree at the University of California, Santa Barbara where he studied vocal performance with American tenor, Benjamin Brecher.
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 study at UCSB and singing in the Santa Barbara community. Recently, 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.
Mr. Gallington keeps an active performance schedule throughout California and the west coast. As an emerging professional vocalist Mr. Gallington continues to be engaged for concerts and recitals. Most recently Mr. Gallington was selected as a Finalist in the JTVA Vocal Competition in Oakland, CA. In addition to his work as a vocalist, Mr. Gallington is an elementary teacher in Folsom, CA.
All great artists draw from the same resource: the human heart, which tells us that we are all more alike than we are unalike.