Biography / CV
Nathan Krueger, baritone, is Associate Professor of Voice at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh where he is coordinator of the voice area and Opera Theatre director. He holds degrees from University of New Mexico (MM), the University of Arizona (DMA), as well as UW Oshkosh (BM). He is versatile performer who is sought after in both classical and contemporary styles.
Recent engagements include the role of Uberto in Pergolesi's La Serva Padrona with the Belle Ensemble at the Milwaukee Fringe Festival, the Madison Choral project, and in recital at Sonoma State University with Pulsoptional. He as made his Carneigie Hall debut as soloist for the Vocal Colors concert with conductor Eric Barnum.
In 2017 he appeared as baritone soloist in with the Oshkosh Symphony Orchestra and performances with Wisconsin's only professional choral organization, the Madison Choral Project. He appeared in the roles of Harry Ames and Hanson in the Florentine Opera's World Premiere production of Robert J. Aldridge and Herschel Garfein's opera Sister Carrie and in the Florentine's second Evening of Gilbert and Sullivan. Last summer he appeared as the baritone soloist in Fauré's Requiem at the Green Lake Music Festival, was a featured artist with the Florentine Opera at Festa Italiana in Milwaukee, as a soloist with the Madison Choral Project in Mozart's Coronation Mass at the Peninsula Music Festival, and at the Token Creek Music Festival.
In 2016 he performed with the Madison Choral Project and a recital tour with stops at Stanford University, The University of California at Santa Barbara, the University of Iowa, Western Michigan University, and St. Cloud St. University premiering and performing CMETQ (communication etiquette), a work for baritone and electronics. CMETQ was a collaboration with composer Christopher Jette and visual artist Alejandro Casazi. Drs. Jette and Krueger also presented CMETQ at the Society of Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) conference and the Biennial Symposium for Arts and Technology at the Ammerman Center at Connecticut College. Their paper on their collaborative process in creating CMETQ will be presented at the International Computer Music Conference in Utrecht, The Netherlands this fall.
He is also an active member of the Florentine Opera Chorus in Milwaukee and was featured in 2015 as a soloist in their Evening of Gilbert and Sullivan, Florentine at Collectivo series, and Live at Peck Pavilion.
Mr. Krueger has appeared in recital at the Vancouver International Song Institute and SongFest in Los Angeles. He has also performed with the Lyric Opera of Chicago Chorus, Santa Fe Opera, Madison Bach Musicians, Milwaukee Opera Theatre, Arizona Opera, the Santa Fe Desert Chorale, the Tucson Chamber Artists, L'opera Piccola in Chicago, Opera Southwest, and Chicago Chamber Opera. Dr. Krueger serves on the board for the Wisconsin state chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) and serves as the Student Auditions Chair.
Recent conference presentations include a poster session entitled Student Repertoire Selection Autonomy and its Effect on Student Engagement in the Applied Voice Studio at the University of Wisconsin System Spring Conference on Teaching and Learning and a as co-presenter for a session entitled Designing Arts Integrated Learning Experiences at the National Art Educators Association conference. He has also presented the National Association of Teachings of Singing Conference and the Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities.
In addition to his busy performance and teaching schedule, Dr. Krueger is active as a proponent for arts integration. He currently serves on the leadership team for ArtsCore at UW Oshkosh, and arts integration initiative that provides support for early career teachers who strive to integrate the arts into their curriculum. He also worked for five years as an Opera Artist in Tucson United School District's Opening Minds Through the Arts (OMA) program, a nationally-recognized arts integration program.
CV coming soon