David Maize

TenorA.J. Fletcher Opera Institute

David Maize

Hailing from Iowa City, Iowa, David Maize has been performing in the North Carolina area for over eight years. Having made appearances in tandem with The Fletcher Opera Institute as Brighella in Richard Strauss' "Ariadne auf Naxos," La Guardia in Nino Rota's "Il capello di paglia di Firenze," Dandini in their traveling outreach production of John Davies' "Billy Goats Gruff," as well as numerous chorus and concert appearances including Respighi's "Laud to the Nativity."

Locally and abroad, he has participated in a slew of operas ranging from the serious as a French Soldier in Kevin Putts' "Silent Night," to the delightfully silly in Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance" with Piedmont Opera, as well as Benjamin Britten's "Peter Grimes" and Ludwig Beethoven's "Fidelio" with The Princeton Opera Festival. 

Maize graduated from UNCSA with a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance and will returns to pursue his Master of Music at the A.J Fletcher Opera Institute.  He will be studying with Dr. Marilyn Taylor.

Education

B.M. Vocal PerformanceUNC School of the Arts