Gennard Lombardozzi

Establishing himself as a successful performer in opera, oratorio, and musical theatre repertoire, tenor, Gennard Lombardozzi has been heard on stages throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.

Some of his roles include Tonio in La fille du régiment, Count Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Camille in The Merry Widow, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Rodolfo in La Bohème, Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Tito in La clemenza di Tito, Ernesto in Don Pasquale, Fenton in The Merry Wives of Windsor, and Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Gennard has performed with Gotham Chamber Opera, Virginia Opera, New York Festival of Song, The Glimmerglass Festival, Alba Music Festival, Knoxville Opera, Opera in the Heights, Central City Opera, New York Grand Opera, Lyric Opera of the North, Rimrock Opera, Fargo-Moorhead Opera, Taconic Opera, The Hollywood Film Orchestra, Mineola Choral Society, The Occasional Opera Company, and others.

In parallel to his notable performance career, Gennard has also established himself as an accomplished educator. His understanding of vocal pedagogy and its application is supported by college level teaching in outstanding music programs including Appalachian State University, Yale University, Stephen F. Austin State University, Fairfield University, Maryville College, and Pellissippi State Technical College. Experienced in all genres of vocal performance, Gennard’s students have gone on to graduate school in voice, conducting, and composition at the Juilliard School, Eastman School of Music, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Colorado State University, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, New England Conservatory, and University of Maryland. Gennard currently holds the position of Associate Professor of Voice, Voice Area Coordinator and Performance Program Director in the Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University. He lives in Blowing Rock, NC with his wife and crazy awesome kids.

Roles with Loon