Division: Vocal Performance
Position: Assistant Professor
Office: A-253 HFAC
Dr. Lindsay received a Bachelor of Music degree from Utah State University, a Master of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music, and a Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University. He was a young artist with the Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Utah Festival Opera, and a resident artist with the Nevada Opera. At the collegiate level, Dr. Lindsay taught group voice and private voice at Indiana University and directed the opera program at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Over the past 20 years, Tenor Joshua Lindsay has performed over 500 performances of opera, operetta, and musical theater throughout America, Italy, Germany, and Austria. Since 2011, he has been singing with the Tiroler Landestheater in Innsbruck, and in 2014 he was nominated for the distinguished Goldener Schikaneder music theater prize in Austria.
Dr. Lindsay has sung over 45 roles, including Hoffman (Les contes d’Hoffmann), Mottel (Fiddler on the Roof), Camille de Rosillon (The Merry Widow), Walther von der Vogelweide (Tannhäuser), Abate de Chazeuil (Adriana Lecouvreur), Knusperhexe (Hänsel und Gretel), Fenton (Falstaff), Matteo (Arabella), Kaspar (Amahl and the Night Visitors), Tamino (Zauberflöte), Parpignol (La Boheme) Trabucco (La forza del destino), Don Basilio (Le nozze di Figaro), Taupe (Capriccio), Jaquino (Fidelio), Harlekin/Soldat (Der Kaiser von Atlantis), Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Brabantischer Edle (Lohengrin) , Zweiter Jude (Salome), Edwin (Trial by Jury), Gran Sacerdote (Idomeneo), Ovando (Alzira), Dackel/Schulmeister (Das schlaue Füchslein), Erster Gralsritter (Parsifal), Tobby Higgins/Jack O’Brian (Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny), Nando (Tiefland), Timothy (Help! Help! The Globolinks!), Aeneas (Dido and Aeneas), Victorin (Die tote Stadt), Fiorello (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Sir Archibald Proops (Jekyll and Hyde), Tschekalinski (The Queen of Spades), Stimme (Totentanz), Heger (Rusalka), Pang (Turandot), Valzzacchi (Der Rosenkavalier), Albert (Albert Herring), Don Jose (Carmen), Dr. Blind (Die Fledermaus), Lackey (The Student Prince), and the Bangle Man (Kismet).
Dr. Lindsay’s concert repertoire includes Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, Mozart’s Orgelsolomesse in C, Carl Orf’s Carmina Burana, Franz Schubert’s Missa Nr. 6 in E flat major, Handel’s Messiah, Caccini’s Jephtah, Mozart’s Missa Solemnis in C major, Haydn’s Nelson Messe, Mozart’s Krönungsmesse, Brahms’ Liebesliederwalzer, and Carl Maria von Weber’s Jubel Messe. He has also sung several solo recitals.
Joshua is married to Molly, and they have four children: Luke, Lily, Olivia, and Rebekah.
DM, Indiana University
MM, Manhattan School of Music
BM, Utah State University