Graduate Student Recital: Byron Mayes, Baritone

Event Date: 

Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 7:30pm

Event Date Details: 

Event Location: 

  • Karl Geiringer Hall (UCSB)

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)
Byron Mayes (photo by Zach Mendez)
Graduate vocalist Byron Mayes (baritone) will present a doctoral recital with pianist Erik Lawrence on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall. The program will include works by Robert Schumann, Francis Poulenc, Fernando Obradors, Jacinto Guerrero, and Ralph Vaughn Williams. 

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 in Vocal Performance degree. 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, Figaro in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, and Philly in the American premiere of Franz Lehar's The Mock Marriage.
Byron Mayes (photo by Zach Mendez)