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Patrick Dailey

Patrick Dailey has been described as possessing “a powerful and elegant countertenor voice” (Los Angeles Daily News) and a “VOCAL STANDOUT” (Boston Classical Review). An active performer, voice teacher, educator, vocal director, arts curator, researcher, and arts/community advocate, Dailey has appeared with the Grand Rapids Symphony, Opera Memphis, Pacific Opera Project, Tete a Tete New Opera Festival (UK), Austin Baroque Orchestra, Shreveport Opera, Opera Louisiane, Woodhouse Opera Festival (UK), Il Festival de Ópera Barroca de Belo Horizonte (Brazil) and numerous other entities nationally and internationally. On the eve of President Obama’s 2009 inauguration, Dailey made his Kennedy Center debut in a finale duet with Aretha Franklin in the Let Freedom Ring MLK Celebration. In 2017, he made his NYC cabaret debut at Subculture NYCat the invitation of Tony Award winning composer Jason Robert Brown. Mr. Dailey is featured in the documentary, Fatherhood (FUSE TV, 2019) directed by London based director, Ben Gregor and featured on recording projects from Louis York (American Griots, 2019), Adrian Dunn (Redemption Live in Chicago, 2020), The Aeolians of Oakwood University (2020). Dailey serves on the voice faculty of Tennessee State University and is the founding director of the Big Blue Opera Initiatives.