Graduate Student Recital: Byron Mayes, Baritone

Event Date: 

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 1:30pm

Event Date Details: 

Event Location: 

  • Karl Geiringer Hall
  • Music Building

Event Price: 


Event Contact: 

Adriane Hill
Marketing and Communications Manager
UC Santa Barbara Department of Music
(805) 893-3230
Byron Mayes (photo by Zach Mendez)
Photo by Zach Mendez
Graduate vocalist Byron Mayes (baritone) will present a recital on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 1:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall with pianist Ching-Yun Chen. The program will include works by Brahms, Barber, Verdi, and Finzi. Mr. Mayes studies with Dr. Linda Di Fiore.

About the Artist

American baritone Byron Mayes is a student at the University of California, Santa Barbara in pursuit of both a Master of Music and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Vocal Performance under the guidance of Dr. Linda Di Fiore. He received his Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Columbus State University where he studied with Professor Earl Coleman. He is a former member of the Opera Santa Barbara Chrisman Studio Artist program, where he has performed the roles of Crebillion in Puccini's La Rondine, Fiorello in Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Sam in Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti, and Dr. Gregg in Douglas Moore's Gallantry. As a student at UCSB, he has performed the roles of Petrus in Jeremy Gill's Letters from Quebec to Providence in the Rain and Figaro in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro.



Byron Mayes (photo by Zach Mendez)