Dr. Bryan Pinkall
Administrative Director, Summer Choral Institute
McCain Auditorium 133
Dr. Bryan Pinkall is an Assistant Professor of Voice at Kansas State University, teaching Private Voice Lessons and Italian Diction. Dr. Pinkall is a Grammy-winning soloist and chorister with Kansas City Chorale, winners of the 2013 & 2016 Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance and Best Engineered Album, Classical in 2013. He was an assistant artistic manager for the 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and an artistic manager for the Emmy-winning production of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony in Sochi, Russia.
Dr. Pinkall was a Kauffman Scholar at the University of Missouri Kansas City (DMA), an Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellow at Yale University, and attended Kansas State University (MM Voice & Choral Conducting, BA Voice). He received his solo Carnegie Hall debut in 2014 with the National Festival Chorus, and was a featured soloist at the Grand Opening of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in 2011 along with Placido Domingo, Itzhak Perlman, and others. He was named Distinguished Kansan of the Year in the Performing Arts by the Topeka Capital Journal in 2014. To learn more about Dr. Pinkall, please visit his website www.bryanpinkall.com.