Kevin Maynor, Bass

 Declared as, "one of the very greatest bass voices of the century", Mr. Maynor has sung throughout the world in both concert halls and opera houses, he has sung roles with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, New York City Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Opera Orchestra of New York, Cinncinnati Opera, Teatro Municipal of Santiago, Edmonton Opera, L'Opera de Montreal, Florida Grand Opera, Pittsburg Opera, Opera National du Rhin of France, Dallas Opera, Opera Company of Boston, The Spoleto Festival, Opera Pacific, The Saratov Opera in Russia and Scottish Opera, and at The Metropolitan Opera, among others. He has also sung with the symphony orchestras of Atlanta, Forth Worth,Quebec, New Orleans, Milwaukee,The Buffalo and Long Island Philharmonic, The New World Symphony,The American Symphony, among others. Mr. Maynor has sung everywhere from Carnegie Hall to The Beijing Concert Hall in China. As a recitalist, Kevin Maynor has received praise throughout North America, South America. Europe, Australasia and Africa as well as Asia including India and China.


Biography

Reviewing Kevin Maynor's CD Paul Robeson Remembered, Fanfare magazine exclaimed. "This is a super voice, a voice to compare not only to Robeson but also to Alexander Kipnis, to Boris Christoff, even to Ezio Pinza-in other words to the very greatest bass voices of the century."

Mr. Maynor has scored success in over 50 operatic roles in five different languages. The first apprentice artist from the West to study at the Bolshoi in Moscow, Mr. Maynor is a Fulbright Award winner and a recipient of the George London Award as well as a Richard Tucker Career Grant winner. Critics have praised his charismatic stage presence as well as his superb voice and powerful, resonant tone" and the jewel in his dark bass voice."

In 2015 - 2016, Kevin Maynor appears at The New Jersey Performing Arts Center in the title role in the opera, Garvey by Michael Raphael. This season Includes "Homage to a King", a new dramatic oratorio  written for him and for French Horns and Trombones, by Julius Williams at Aljira, a center for contemporary art,  as well as a new Operatic work from Anthony Davis, "FIVE", on the Central Park Five. Maynor will do his acclaimed conceptual concert for voice and piano, Malcolm X: a commentary in Essex County Weequahic Park.  Mr. Maynor will do a recital and Master class at Tennessee Tech. He will follow with JOE LOUIS by Count Basie, originally written for Paul Robeson , to be done at Rutgers University. Kevin Maynor enjoys a new operatic release by Michael Raphael,"The Bird that wants to Fly" throughh NAXOS on Roven Records, carried by Audible.com with Danny Glover as the Narrator

2014 - 2015, brought the basso to the Princeton Performing Arts center to perform in Recital on September 21. Kevin Maynor performed the United States Premiere of "Robeson" by Adolphus Hailstork at The New Jersey Performing Arts Center. The Bass  created the lead bass role in the "The Bird that wants to fly" by Michael Raphael based on the book of the same title by famed child Psychiatrist, Dr. Diana Kaufman, to be performed in Patterson, New Jersey. Maynor brought  his work to the Musum of Modern Art in New York City as a soloist in the Migration Rhapsody, a celebration of The Migration Series of noted Painter Jacob Lawrence.

In 2013 - 2014, award winning Basso Kevin Maynor  created the title role in Robeson, by Adolphus Hailstork in Newark, NJ.  America's bass performed the bass solos in the Verdi Requiem with The Choral Arts Society in Washington, D.C. in Honor and Memory of the late President John F. Kennedy at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. He  performed a debut Recital with The New Jersey Performing Arts Center, "Paul Robeson Remembered", followed by excerpts from the opera Robeson. Maynor sang a concert at New Jersey City University, "from The Repertoire of Paul Robeson", with words from Robeson's grandaughter Susan Robeson. He sang a recital of Mousorgsky, Brahms, and Schubert songs in Montgomery, New York.


In 2012-2013, American Bass Kevin Maynor once again joined The New York City Opera singing the role of Ned in performances of Treemonisha by Scott Joplin. He traveled to The Pacific Islands again on a U.S. State Department Tour to the Fiji Islands. Maynor did repeat Boito"s Mefistofele with the Buffalo Philharmonic and Maestra Joann Falletta. The Bass returned to Adelphi University for a masterworks recital with conductor Christopher Lyndon Gee. He  was also heard once again at the Greene Space in New York City for excerpts from Ulysees Kay's Frederick Douglass for The 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. Kevin Maynor sang a tribute to poet Langston Hughes at The Greene Space for WQXR in New York City last year.  He  debuted a new work for Sabisha Friedberg at the Issue Project Room in Brooklyn , New York based on the song "Grief" by William Grant Still.  Recent seasons also  included The Four Serious Songs, by Johannes Brahms and the Ruckert Lieder of Gustav Mahler, followed by the The Songs and Dances of Death by Modeste Mousorgsky in Long Island , New York. The Bass appeared in Nat Turner by Michael Raphael, Frederick Douglass by Dorothy Rudd Moore and Treemonisha by Scott Jpplin with Newark's Trilogy: An Opera Company. Kevin Maynor  performed five (5) recitals for Creative Arts Healthcare at UMDNJ from December to April, performing Schubert, Mahler, Still, Kaye, as well as art songs from young American composers and arrangers. Maynor's 2010-2011 season included Franz Schubert's Schwanengesang in New York, with appearances in Texas singing the bass solos in the Rossini STABAT MATER with the San Antonio Symphony followed by Arigo Boito's MEFISTOFELE , performing the Prologue scene in Virginia Beach, Newport News, and Norfolk, Virginia with Maestra Joann Falletta and the Virginia Symphony. Kevin Maynor returned to New York's Avery Fisher Hall for Balthazaar in AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS, with The Little Orchestra Society. Mr. Maynor was recently named Cultural Envoy to the Pacific Islands and Eastern Asia as ordered by the United States Congress. Mr. Maynor performed excerpts from Jerome Kern's " SHOWBOAT" and Scott Joplin's "TREEMONISHA" in Taiwan with the Kaohsiung Symphony Orchestra. While in Taiwan, Maynor traveled to Taipei, Tainan, and New Taipei for recitals with  chorus, on American Historical figures. The American Bass performed King Mark in Richard Wagner's TRISTAN UND ISOLDE at The Festival Amazonas De Opera in Manaus ,Brazil. He will Also record Carlos Gomez's CONDOR. Other recent performances include Schubert's Die Winterreise in NEW YORK and the role of NED in Scott Joplin's TREEMONISHA at Newark New Jersey's Trilogy:aoc. The American bass performed an all english program for Seton Hall University at THE SOUTH ORANGE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, with the great violinist Joshua Bell for the Prestigious S.Rose Thering Endowment. Maynor continues recording, adding three new cd's "ME AND VERDI", OLD MAN RIVER, and THE SPIRITUAL: AN UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, as a Barnes and Noble artist.

Highlights of Mr. Maynor's past seasons are a CARNEGIE HALL RECITAL appearance, "Honor the Voice", with Jessye Norman, a nine state and 14 cities concert tour in America, followed by the VERDI REQUIEM and BRAHMS REQUIEM in Santa Fe with the SANTA FE SYMPHONY AND ROANOKE SYMPHONY in VIRGINIA. In 2007 - 2008, Mr. Maynor performed recitals in New York at Adelphi University and St. Francis college. He Traveled over seas to perform a United States State Department Recital Tour in Europe, including Paris, Strasburg, Berlin, Munich, and Nuremberg, among other cities. The celebrated basso performed the role of Grabeau in Anthony Davis' opera "AMISTAD" during the SPOLETO ,U.S.A. festival. Kevin Maynor, was once again with The Little Orchestra Society in Gian Carlo Menotti's "Amahl and The Night Visitor" at Avery Fisher Hall in New York City. In previous seasons, Kevin Maynor's performances included Anchorage Opera (Viva Verdi)[ Bass arias and duets from Don Carlo, Macbeth, Simon Boccanegra, and La Forza del Destino] , the WQXR broadcast for the MLK Jr. holiday, Opera Birmingham, and The Midland Symphony ,with recitals in Freeport, NY and Newark NJ. as well as a concert performance of Turandot singing the role of TIMUR with the New York City Opera and the Westfield Symphony. Recently ,Kevin Maynor joined soprano Jessye Norman in a fund raiser for the homeless in NYC with Partnership For The Homeless. Mr. Maynor was also the winner of an Audelco Award for excellence in theatre for his performance as Paul Robeson with the New Federal Theatre in NYC and Producer Woodie King Jr. In 2005-2006 Mr. Maynor sang the roles of Sarastro in Mozart's The Magic Flute and Sparafucile in Verdi's Rigoletto with The Des Moines Metro Opera. He performed in Recital at Winston Salem University, a concert at The Schomburg in New York City, Phillip Hayes Dean's one man show PAUL ROBESON, with The New Federal Theatre in New York City at the Henry Street Settlement Theatre, followed by the Beethoven Ninth in West Virginia with The Wheeling Symphony. Mr. Maynor then performed a Mozart concert at Avery Fisher Hall with The Little Orchestra Society, performing excerpts from Le Nozze di Figaro and Bastien und Bastienne of Mozart. He then performed the featured recital in the Lincoln Booth Theatre in Washington D.C. during The Here I stand Awards honoring DICK GREGORY.

During 2004-2005 Kevin Maynor performed Tom with Florida Grand Opera in Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera, and sang three multi-media thematic concerts at the prestigious AUCKLAND FESTIVAL. Mr. Maynor's 2003 - 2004 season included performances at the Kravis Center of West Palm Beach. Florida, where he performed his thematic MULTIMEDIA recital, The Repertoire of Paul Robeson and the Verdi Requiem in Eugene Oregon with the Eugene Concert Choir and gave a recital at the University of Oregon with master classes. The American Bass sang at the Vivaldi Festival at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in New York.  returned to Avery Fisher Hall with The Little Orchestra Society singing the role of Balthazaar in Menotti's Amahl and The Night Visitors and performed a Dvorak Centenial Concert for the Dvorak Society of New York. Kevin Maynor performed the World Premiere of new songs by Jack Beeson and the Pulitzer prize winner George Walker, at Smith College in North Hampton, Massachusetts. Mr. Maynor's engagements for the 2002-2003 season included performances of Samuel in Un Ballo in Maschera with the Pittsburgh Opera, Verdi's Requiem with the Canton Symphony Orchestra , the Prologue to Mephistopheles with the Virginia Symphony and Julius Rudel, King Balthazaar in Amahl and the Night Visitors with the Little Orchestra Society of New York at Avery Fisher Hall, Dumar's American Requiem with the Phoenix Symphony, and recitals in New York , New Jersey and for The U.S. State Department for the Kala Ghoda Festival in India. Mr. Maynor's engagements for the 2001-2002 season included performances as Joe in Showboat with Opera National du Rhin in Strasbourg,France,and as Sparafucile in Rigoletto with the Sacramento Opera, recitals in Chicago at Northwestern University, in Boston at The Afro-American History Museum,and Long Island ; and a special concert of spirituals with The New World Symphony . During July of 2001, he performed at the Grant Park Music Festival.

Mr. Maynor's 2000-2001 season included performances as Timur in Turandot with Minnesota Opera; as Sparafucile in Rigoletto with Knoxville Opera: as Hunding in Die Walkeure with Austin Lyric Opera; and as Zaccaria in Nabucco with Pacific Opera Victoria. During this season, Mr. Maynor also appeared in recital throughout the United States,and he hosted 17 different shows for the New York City PBS stations Metro Arts/ Thirteen/WNET. In May of 2000, he sang at The Supreme Court of the United States of America.

Most Recently, Mr. Maynor gave performances as Don Basilo in IL Barbiere di Siviglia with the New York City Opera, both Fafner in Das Rheingoldand Colline in La Boheme with Dallas Opera, Daland in Der Fliegende Hollander with Sacramento Opera, Sparafucile in Rigoletto with Mississippi Opera, Shostakovich's Song of the Forest with the Kalamazoo Symphony, a centenary tribute to Paul Robeson in Ocean Grove, New Jersey, and appeared in recital in Beijing , China sponsored by Arts America. Highlights of his 1997-98 season include Pimen in Boris Goudonov with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, the cook in the world premiere of Anthony Davis Amistad with Lyric Opera of Chicago, and a series of recitals and master classes in China sponsored by the Rockefeller foundation and the Pew Charitable Trust Foundation. In the summer of 1997 he had great success in South Africa with The Biko Project a recital program he designed and performed at both the Grahamstown Festival and the Market Theatre in Johannesburg. In the 1999-2000 season he appeared at the Sobinov Festival in Russia where he sang the King in Aida and did a tribute recital to Paul Robeson. Mr. Maynor sang in Akhnaten with Boston Lyric Opera, performed the King in Aida with Austin Lyric Opera ,the title roles in Boris Godunov and Mefistofele with the Erie Philharmonic, Fafner in Das Rheingold with L'Opera de Montreal ; the Berlioz Romeo et Juliette with the Flint Symphony , Raimondo in Lucia di Lammemoor with Mobile Opera and returned to China to sing a series of Recitals.

Mr. Maynor has sung Hunding in Die Walkeure with both Scottish Opera and Opera Pacific,Fafner in Das Rheingold with the Opera del Teatro Municipal in Santiago, Chile, and has sung Sarastro in Die Zauberflote in many theaters. Mr. Maynor made his New York City Opera debut in Philip Glass' Akhnaten, and later appeared at the

Metropolitan Opera, where he sang the roles of both the Armchair and the Tree in Ravel's L 'Enfant et Les Sortileges with choreography and dance by the Netherlands Dance Theater. His impressive list of opera credits also include the San Francisco, Boston, Seattle, and Santa Fe Operas. His festival credits include Wolf Trap, Spoleto, the American Opera Festival in Cincinnati and the Music Under the Stars Festival in Milwaukee. He performed in the world premieres of Ulyssess Kay's Frederick Douglass with New Jersey State Opera (in which he sang the title role) and Anthony Davis' X with the America Music Theater Festival in Philadelphia.

His career includes work with The Santa Fe opera, Virginia Opera, Opera Carolina, Opera company of Boston, Orlando Opera, Connectict Opera, Connecticut Grand Opera, Palazzo di Musica in Spain, Edmonton Opera, Mississippi Opera, Dallas Opera, Chicago Music Theater, Long Beach Opera, Cinncinatti Opera, Art Park Opera, The State Theater in Pretoria South Africa, and many more.

Mr. Maynor is also a gifted recitalist and has performed a wide variety of programs throughout North America as well as France, England and Spain. He has appeared as soloist with orchestras across the country including the Buffalo Philharmonic, Fort Worth Symphony, New Orleans Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony , the Long Island Philharmonic as well as the Quebec Symphonie in Canada, The Santa Fe Symphony, The Fort Worth Symphony, Chattanooga Symphony, The Kalamazoo Symphony, The Texas Chamber Orchestra, The Canton Symphony, The Virginia Symphony, and The San Antonio Symphony. He has worked with such conductors as Dennis Russell Davies, Sarah Caldwell, Joann Falletta,  Roberto Manfredini, Christopher Keene, Klaus Donath, Gabor Otvos, Ferdinand Leitner, John Maucieri, Alberto Veronese, Richard Woitach, Eve Queler, Robert Shaw and Julius Rudel. Stage directors include Patrice Courier, Moshe Leiser, Bliss Hebert, Colin Graham, Mary Zimmerman, Shauneille Perry, Trazana Beverly, Gian Carlo Menotti, Roberto Oswald, Mark Lamos,  Rhoda Levine, Nathaniel Merrill, Bodo Igesz, George C. Wolfe and many more.

Kevin Maynor has recorded for Telarc , Fleur de Son Classics, Guild, Qualiton, Legato Records, and Sony Music (Beijing). Mr. Maynor has a diploma from the Manhattan School of Music, a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Bradley University, a Masters degree from Northwestern University and an Honarary Degree from the Moscow Conservatory. While in Bologna, Italy he studied with Paula Molinari at the Teatro Communale di Bologna. He is currently a Doctoral Candidate at Indiana Universiy in Bloomington.

OPERATIC ROLES

1.SARASTRO

2.OSMIN

3,MEFISTOFELE

4.HAGEN

5.PIMEN

6.KING PHILLIP

7.DALAND

8.JOE

9.COMMENDATORE

10.ARKEL

and ETC....

RING PRODUCTIONS:

1.SCOTTISH OPERA

2.TEATRO MUNICIPAL DE SANTIAGO

3.DALLAS OPERA

4.SAN FRANCISCO OPERA

5.SEATTLE OPERA

Upcoming Engagements

San Francisco, ca//the ring//summer 1999

Flint Symphony April 6-8, 2000 Romeo & Juliet (Berlioz)

L' Opera de Montreal April 26-29, 2000 Das Rheingold (Wagner)

Sobinov Fest ival (Russia)May 26 & 28, 2000 Robeson Recital & Aida (Verdi)

Seattle Opera June 14 - August 25, 2000 The Ring (Wagner)

Knoxville Opera September 11 - October 1, 2000 Rigoletto (Verdi)

Bethany Baptist Church Oct. 15,2000 RECITAL(Jazz Hymns)

Minnesota Opera October 16, - November 18,2000 Turandot (Puccini)

Roanoke Friends of the Symphony December 8,2000 RECITAL (multi Language)

Bayshore February 10, 2001 Recital

Austin Opera February 13 - March 11, 2001 Die Walkure (Wagner)

WNET/THIRTEEN Television/PBS Cable METROARTS Feb.19 - 26,2001 (HOST)

Queens College (NY)March 20,2000 Robeson recital

Victoria Opera March 28 - April 28, 2001 Nabucco (Verdi)

New York City; WNET/Thirteen; May 28 - June 3,2001; Museum for African Art

Seattle Opera June 1, 2001 - August 26, 2001 The Ring (Wagner)

Grant Park Festival ( CHICAGO, Il.) July 3, 2001 GPSymphony -Robeson Tribute

WFMT radio; (Chicago) July 3,2001 (Interview)

BOSTON,MA; The African Meeting House; Oct.5, 2001 Amadou: Slaughter in Harlem (Max Roach,Amiri Baraka,Kevin Maynor,Coleridge Taylor - Perkinson.,Michael Raphael,Eric Olsen,Pheroan Aklaff)

Sacramento Opera Oct.28 - Nov.20, 2001 RIGOLETTO (Verdi)

Rutgers University; @ The Priory; Newark ,NJ. JAZZ HYMNS CD CELEBRATORY Dec.16, 2001 ; 6PM

Freeport; Long Island,NY; Library rECITAL;. GANHDI ,KING : ASPECTS OF AGRESSION

Northwestern University;.Recital; MLK ;January 21 ,2002: Evanston, IL.

NEW WORLD SYMPHONY; Miami,Florida: Feb.15,2002; THE SPIRITUAL.

Strasbourg (France) February 18, 2002 - April 3, 2002 SHOWBOAT (Kern)

Colmar (Germany/France) April 7&8, 2002 SHOWBOAT (Kern)

Mulhouse (Fance/Germany) April 13&14,2002 Showboat (Kern)

Hewelett ,NYRecital :FROM ANOTHER AMERICAN: April 21, 2002: Hewlett-Woodmere Library

NORFOLK,VA.: CD SIGNING; PLANET MUSIC - AUG. 31,2002 (JAZZ HYMNS)

PHOENIX,ARIZONA; An American Requiem Sept. 11, 2002

PITTSBURGH OPERA;SEPT.30-OCT.27,2002; SAM; UN BALLO IN MASCHERA

WQXR/RADIO - NEW YORK CITY: HARLEM SCHOOL OF THE ARTS BROADCAST / NOVEMBER 9, 2002

NEW YORK: AVERY FISHER HALL;LINCOLN CENTER :DEC.21,2002: AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS,

NAACP/BENJAMIN HOOKS,;KEVIN MAYNOR://OLD MAN RIVER/NEWARK , NJ 07103

U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT ; INDIA/KALAGHODA FESTIVAL/ FEB.6-19, 2003

LONG ISLAND RECITAL/MARCH 7 , 2003

BENEFITS FOR BETHANY ACADEMY/ FEB.28; MAR.28, APR.25, 2003

1. GANDHI,KING:ASPECTS OF AGGRESSION

2. SCHUBERT THE MAN AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES

3. THE REPERTOIRE OF PAUL ROBESON

CANTON,OHIO/CANTON SYMPHONY. APRIL 13, 2003; VERDI REQUIEM

VIRGINIA ARTS FESTIVAL/MEFISTOFELE / BOITO MAY 24, 2003/EXCERPTS (JULIUS RUDEL}

****TRILOGY / 3 AFRICAN AMERICAN OPERAS / FREDERICK DOUGLASS ; NAT TURNER ; HARRIETT: THE WOMAN CALLED MOSES / a showcaseALJIRA, A CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART / JUNE 7,2003.

SCIENCE PARK/ NJPAC; NEWARK, NJ//SEPT. 15, 2003

AFRICAN AMERICAN BURIAL GROUND REMAINS CEREMONY/ OCT.2, 2004/7PM

AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS/ AVERY FISHER HALL/NYC ; DEC.20, 2003 ; 11AM AND 1PM

WEST PALM BEACH ,FLORIDA ; KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS: FEBRUARY 4,2004 / THE REPERTOIRE OF PAUL ROBESON

DVORAK TRIBUTE/ FEB. 15, 2004; ST. PAULS NYC/ELLINGTON BURLEIGH,DVORAK,COPLAND,ETC.

FROM MOZART - W.C. HANDY/ NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS/ MARCH 5, 2004.

EUROPE / MARCH 8-22,2004

EUGENE, OREGON ; EUGENE CONCERT CHOIR: VERDI REQUIEM ; MAY 1-8, 2004

THE REPERTOIRE OF PAUL ROBESON: OREGON. MAY 1-6 , 2004

MASTERCLASS/EUGENE OREGON/MAY 1, 2004

TITO MANGLIO/Vivaldi// tito/Alice Tully Hall:Lincoln Center/NYC/ VIVALDI FESTIVAL;June 16, 2004 - 8pm/LOS

MILANO,LONDON,GENEVA/JUNE 2004.

T R I L O G Y / NAT TURNER/ nat /Newark,NJ: /JULY 29,2004 /THE ATRIUM(at the NEWARK CLUB) 8pm

NEWARK SCHOOLS GALA/ NEWARK, NJ// SEPT. 4, 2004

THE SYSIPHUS SYNDROME/SEPTEMBER 10 AND 17,2004/SCHOMBURG CENTER FOR BLACK RESEARCH/ NEW YORK CITY

WORLD PREMIERE/JACK BEESON AND GEORGE WALKER SONGS; SMITH COLLEGE/OCT.30,2004/NORTHHAMPTON, MA

WQXR/ HARLEM SCHOOL OF THE ARTS/ NOV.13, 2004

Freeport, New York/ MEMORIAL LIBRARY/FEB. 8, 2005/ ITALIAN ART SONGS FOR BASS VOICE AND GUITAR AND :LUTE;

NEW ZEALAND 2005/ The Auckland festival 2005/ RECITAL; malcolm x: a comentary MARCH12,2005

NEW ZEALAND/ The Auckland arts festival/CONCERT/gandhi,king: aspects of aggression/MARCH 9,2005

NEW ZEALAND/ The AUCKLAND Festival /thematic recital/ MARCH 11, 2005/ the repertoire of paul robeson

TSUNAMI BENEFIT - AUSTRALASIA/MARCH

FLORIDA GRAND OPERA: MIAMI, FLORIDA; UN BALLO IN MASCHERA/VERDI/ /APRIL 4, 2004 - MAY 14, 2004//TOM

NEW YORK CITY/COSMOPOLITAN CHAMBER PLAYERS//GLINKA,SCHBERT,RAPHAEL: (LIBERMAN, GROSSMAN,LIDA, MAYNOR\\JUNE 8,2005 :8PM

FREDERICK DOUGLASS/ CABLEVISION/TV// AUG 9, , 2005 //:TRILOGY: AN OPERA COMPANY

NYC// AFRICAN BURIAL GROUND PROJECT - SCHOMBURG CENTER; 135TH ST.& MALCOLM X BOULEVARD /CONCERT//THE SPIRITUAL: AN UNDERGROUND RAILROAD// SPECIAL GUESTS<THE NEWARK BOYS CHORUS/ OCT 2. 2005//3PM

NEWARK ,NJ / ARTS HIGH SCHOOL//THE REPERTOIRE OF PAUL ROBESON(SPONSORED BY KEVIN MAYNOR AND TRILOGY AOC//OCT. 14, 2005 12:30PM.

WINSTON SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTH CAROLINA:/OCT. 18, 2005//MASTER CLASS /3:30PM

WINSTON SALEM U./RECITAL OCT. 18, 2005//7:30PM//SCHUBERT,SAINT-SAENS,MOUSORGSKY, BELLINI,VERDI,SWANSON,RAPHAEL,G.WALKER,ETC

NEW YORK CITY //PAUL ROBESON( BY PHILIP DEAN
WOODIE KING JR.(PRODUCER) FEDERAL THEATRE PROJECT//( Henry Street Settlement Theatrre)NOV. 17-DEC.11, 2005 ................directed by SHAUNELLE PERRY

LITTLE ORCHESTRA SOCIETY// AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS//AVERY FISHER HALL: LINCOLN CENTER; NYC//DEC.17,2005

MLK CELEBRATORY//NEWARK , NJ.//JAN. 16,2006

FREDERICK DOUGLASS BY DOROTHY RUDD - MOORE// JAN. 13, 2006//NEWARK ,NJ.//12PM; Mary Burch Theatre

WEST VIRGINIA WHEELING) BEETHOVEN 9TH SYMPHONY; JANUARY 27, 2006/ WHEELING SYMPHONY

NYC//MOZART CONCERT/ FIGARO(LE NOZZE DI FIGARO)...COLAS (BASTIEN UND BASTAIENNE) AVERY FISHER HALL; FEB 1-4,2006//LOS

WASHINGTON, D.C.//BOOTH THEATRE//PAUL ROBESON TRIBUTE, WITH DANNY GLOVER AND HARRY BELAFONTE//DICK GREGORY////APRIL 2006-RECITAL.

DES MOINES METRO OPERA//SPARAFUCILE-RIGOLETTO//MAY 28-JULY 11,2006

DMMO/IOWA; THE MAGIC FLUTE(DIE ZAUBERFLOETE- MOZART SARASTRO//MAY-JULY 2006

HARRIET : THE WOMAN CALLED MOSES/Sept. 15 & 17, 2006

LONG ISLAND , NEW YORK/RECITAL/6 LANGUAGES//SEPT. 9, 2006 - 7:30PM/freeport

PNC BANK ARTS CENTER///NEW JERSEY;SEPTEMBER 27, 2006//TURANDOT//(Timur.)

New Jersey//WESTFIELD SYMPHONY// CONCERT PERFORMANCE-TURANDOT (TIMUR) SEPT. 27 AND 30, 2006

ALASKA///ANCHORAGE OPERA//VIVA VERDI//NOV. 6-112006

JESSYE NORMAN AND KEVIN MAYNOR//BENEFIT FOR "PARTNERSHIP FOR THE HOMELESS" ST. BARTS : NYC//NOVEMBER 20, 2006

NYC//AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS//LOS; DECEMBER 9, 2006//BALTHAZAAR: 11AM AND 1PM

queens public library//MLK JR. PROGRAM//JAN. 14,2007

WQXR//96.3 : MLK BROADCAST//HSA:NYC :arias and songsVERDI,SWANSON,BROWN,MOZART,BURLEIGH,BOITO,RACHMANINOV,MOUSORSKY//JAN. 15,2007.

OPERA BIRMINGHAM//FEB. 11, 2007//SPIRITUALS

a. Hawthore ,NJ//fundraiser//spirituals; Feb.15, 2007

b.TAOC FUNDRAISER//SCIENCE PARK HS//EMMETT TILL//FEB.23, 2007. 7:30PM///NORFOLK AND MARKET ST.

c. NEWARK SCHOOL OF THE ARTS//RECITAL//THE BLACK ART SONG: FEB.24, 2007//12PM

d. East Orange, NJ//St.Marks AME//7pm//benefit,blk-history

e. NEW YORK{TUCKAHOE-SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH} FEB.25, 2007//8AM

f. NEWARK, NJ//METROPOLITAN BAPTIST CHURCH//BLACK COMPOSERS CONCERT: FEB. 25, 2007

BARNES AND NOBLE ARTIST LAUNCH//ALL NEW YORK STORES//MARCH 2007

MIDLAND SYMPHONY//BEETHOVEN 9//APRIL 2007

NEWARK,NJ//EMMETT TILL: THE ORATORIO//TRILOGY: AN OPERA COMPANY JUNE 9, 2007

NEW YORK CITY//CD RELEASE - "PURE BASS"// QUALITON IMPORTS LABEL// INDEPENDENCE DAY RELEASE (7/4/07)

NEWARK, NJ//TRILOGY:AOC; CALL SHOUT AND HOLLER WITH KEVIN MAYNOR and SONIA SANCHEZ special guest. JULY 28, 2007 - 6PM/PASSAIC RIVER (CENTER ST. AND ROUTE 21)

FAIRYSTONE PARK//OPERA ON THE BEACH/AUGUST 2007 STUART, VA.;operatic recital...

NORFOLK,VA.//DOUG WILDER HALL; OCT. 28, 2007//CONCERT WITH ORCHESTRA// THE SPIRITUAL: AN UNDERGROUND RAILROAD.

New York City//ST. FRANCIS COLLEGE; NOV. 5, 2007//RECITAL//THE BLACK ART SONG

WQXR 96.3FM// HARLEM SCHOOL OF THE ARTS -NOV.3, 2007

THERIESENSTADT MEMORIAL CONCERT//NOV. 3, 2007//JOHN JAY COLLEGE// WITH GEORGE HEARN, LYNN REDGRAVE, AND CAMIELIA JOHNSON - DON GIOVANNI/VERDI REQUIEM EXCERPTS

NEW YORK CITY//AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS//"BALTHAZAAR" - DEC. 8, 2007.//AVERY FISHER HALL - LINCOLN CENTER

NEW YORK,NY; ADELPHI UNIV.//FEB. 3, 2008/RECITAL;some brothers............BEETHOVEEN-PUSHKIN-SHAKESPEARE...MEET MALCOLM AND ROBESON??

//U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT EUROPEAN TOUR - FEB. - MARCH 2008//

1. PARIS (FEB.4-9)

1a. STRASBURG, 1b. mulhouse, 1c. REIMS.

2. LEIPZIG

3.BERLIN

4.NUREMBERG

5. MUNICH

6.TUEBINGEN

NEW YORK CITY//NEW FEDERAL THEATRE - FEB.22,23,24, 2008//"PAUL ROBESON" NATIONAL BLACK THEATRE

NEWARK, NJ//NEWARK ARENA//PRUDENTIAL CENTER//GOAL BAR ROOM //t;OPERA SCENES" - 1. NAT TURNER 2. FREDERICK DOUGLASS 3. HARRIET : THE WOMAN CALLED MOSES - ORANGE BALL - 6:30PM....MARCH-15,2008*

NEW JERSEY//ESSEX CHORALE - MOZART REQUIEM ; MARCH 16,2008

GREAT NECK, NY RECITAL//MARCH 30, 2008

THE SPOLETTO FSTIVAL//CHARLESTON, S.C.//"AMISTAD" BY ANTHONY DAVIS//APRIL 28 - JUNE 17, 2008

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NEW JERSEY//TILL: AN OPERA ON THE MURDER OF THE BOY EMMETT//AUGUST 2, 2008. LIBRETTO....MUSIC BY CHARLES LLOYD,JR.

FAIRYSTONE FEST 2008//AUG. 23, 2008

NEWARK,NJ//DARFUR,DARFUR - a dramatic cantata by MICHAEL RAPHAEL//OCT. 16, 2008 WISOMMM CULTURAL CENTER -8pm;

JAPAN 2008

World Premiere// America's Son BY MICHAEL RAPHAEL; Newark, NJ\prince hall- NOVEMBER 2, 2009//////////"BARACK OBAMA GET OUT THE VOTE EVENT"

Newark,NJ.....kevin maynor and The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra..Nov. 13,2008//JT'S

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY...GERRI ALLEN, KEVIN MAYNOR//"CHRISTMAS EVE @ BETHANY

HARLEM, NY///"AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS" (MENOTTI)...BALTHAZAAR ; HARLEM SCHOOL OF THE ARTS THEATRE//JAN.9, 2009//7PM

CARNEGIE HALL//NYC //MARCH 23, 2009 - 8PM

NEW YORK CITY//"BODY AND SOUL" BY OSCAR MICHEAUX - VOCAL SCORE//WALTER READE THEATRE - FEB. 7, 2009

NEWAK , NEW JERSEY//PRUDENTIAL CENTER - ASPECTS OF TREEMONISHA...BY SCOTT JOPLIN//KEVIN MAYNOR AND FRIENDS OF TAOC - SPONSORED BY IRONMEN SOCCER TEAM//FEB. 18, 2009

NEWARK, NJ//newark public schools...."THE SPIRITUAL: AN UNDERGROUND RAILROAD"//FEB, 27, 2009

ALLIED CONCERTS U.S. TOUR MARCH- APRIL 2009

1.FAIRMONT,MN//MARCH 10,2009//TROPR

2.WORTHINGTON,MN//MARCH 12,2009//TROPR

3.GRAND ISLAND, NEBRASKA//MARCH 13, 2009//TROPR

4.OGALLALA, NE.//MARCH 14,2009//TROPR

5.MC COOK, NE//MARCH 15, 2009//TROPR

6.FAIRFIELD, IOWA//MARCH 17, 2009//TROPR

7.MARTINSVILLE,INDIANA//MARCH 19, 2009//TROPR

8 HICKSVILLE, OH//MARCH 20, 2009//TROPR

8.PERRYVILLE,MO//MARCH 21, 2009//TROPR

*************NEW YORK CITY - "HONOR THE VOICE " ..KEVIN MAYNOR WITH JESSYE NORMAN...MARCH 23, 2009// 8PM -CARNEGIE HALL****

9.CHANUTE,KS//MARCH 26,2009//TROPR

10.JOPLIN,MO//MARCH 24,2009//TROPR

12.OSAGE,IOWA//MARCH 27, 2009//TROPR

13.HURON,SOUTH DAKOTA//MARCH 29, 2009//TROPR

14.DILLON,MONTANA//MARCH 31, 2009//TROPR

{ILLINOIS,INDIANA,IOWA,SOUTH DAKOTA,OHIO,MISOURI,KANSAS,MONTANA,NEBRASKA....2009}

cd release1.the spiritual: an underground railroad 2. me and verdi, 3. old man river...2x's??

VIRGINIA//THE BRAHMS REQUIEM ///ROANOKE SYMPHONY - APRIL 23 - 27, 2009

SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO/ SANTA FE SYMPHONY//VERDI REQUIEM - MAY 3 and 4,2009

NEW YORK/ BRONXVILLE....BENEFIT RECITAL....JUNE 12, 2009

NEWARK,NJ - TREEMONISHA BY SCOTT JOPLIN//JULY - AUGUST 1 , 2009

long island, ny -FREEPORT//..."DIE WINTERREISE" BY FRANZ SCHUBERT - SEPTEMBER 27, 2009 (LIBRARY)

NEWARK, NJ 2009 - OCT. 15, 2009 - janjaweed/DARFUR, DARFUR: A DRAMATIC CANTATA and..SUITE FOR THE NEWARK CHILD by M.RAPHAEL

1.masterclass< harlem, ny==oct.2009///CANNAN BAPTIST....2.HANDEL MESSIAH//Bethanny Baptist.Newark,NJ//dec.20,2009...3. Orange ball//feb.272009.opera scenes on TV ..LIVE!!

Newark,NJ 2010; Essex County College..."paul robeson moments" feb. 23, 4:30pm

TRILOGY : AN OPERA CO. FUNDRAISER.///FEB. 27, 2010; 6:00PM///KEY CLUB - 58 PARK PLACE-NEWARK, NJ 07103

SOPAC - NEW JERSEY///SETON HALL UNIVERSITY;RECITAL W/ JOSHUA BELL - (VIOLINIST) April 18, 2010.

.NEW JERSEY///GEORGE WALKER TRIBUTE - JUNE 12, 2010

three one acts.....TAOC ...AUGUST 2010

New York//long island...SCHWANEGESANG by FRANZ SCHUBERT//2010-2011

NJSO/KEVIN MAYNOR W/ MAESTRO JACQUES LACOMBE AT THE PIANO....SEPT. 26, 2010 - NJPAC....NEWARK, NJ 4:00PM

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS.....STABAT MATER by G. ROSSINI//BASS SOLOS - OCTOBER 22-23, 2010

NEWPORT NEWS, VA////MEFISTOFELE (BOITO) OCT. 28, 2010/8PM

NORFOLK, VA. CHRYSLER HALL VIRGINIA SYMPHONY....OCT.30, 2010///8PM

VIRGINIA BEACH.....SANDLER HALL ///PROLOGUE TO MEFISTOFELE (BOITO)

NEW YORK,NY//AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS-"BALTHAZAAR...DEC. 18, 2010/AVERY FISHER HALL - LINCOLN CENTER

Harlem, New York//THE SCHOMBURG..."A BETTY ALLEN TRIBUTE" FEB. 28, 2011...@ 7PM

h o n g k o n g - u n i t e d s t a t e s

TAIWAN// APRIL 5-18, 2011

1.KAOHSIUNG - Kaohsiung Symphony Orchestra// April 9, 2011

2.TAINAN- National Tainan University// April 11, 2011

3.NEW TAIPEI - National Taipei University of Arts/ April 15, 2011

4.TAIPEI - April 17, 2011

BRAZIL, SOUTH AMERICA///King Mark in TRISTAN UND ISOLDE...WAGNER........BRAZIL - FESTIVAL AMAZONAS DE OPERA//APRIL - MAY 31, 2011)

NEWARK, NJ//AFRICA FEST...TRILOGY: AN OPERA COMPANY - 2011... NAT TURNER,FREDERICK DOUGLASS,HARRIETT -July,TREEMONISHA,EMMETT TILL, JAMES BYRD,THE THREE MAYORS

NEW YORK/LONG ISLAND SONGS AND DANCES OF DEATH - MOUSORGSKY/// VIER ERNSTE GESAENGE - BRAHMS///RUEKERT LIEDER - MAHLER - ///FREEPORT......SEPT.11, 2011...2PM

NYC - SHAUNEILLE PERRY: a celebration.......starring Debbie Allen, Kevin Maynor, Ruby Dee, Ebony Joann, Woodie King jr. Phylicia Rashad, Andre De sheilds,George Faison, ETC. NOVEMBER 14, 2011 @ 3PM///RIVERSIDE CHURCH, MANHATTAN

NEW JERSEY//FREDERICK DOUGLASS: A LIFE IN SPEECH AND SONG///DEC.15 (11-1PM...UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENISTRY NEW JERSEY

NEWARK,NJ//RECITAL - FLIGHT TO HEAVEN by NED ROREM///Creative Art Healthcare....JAN.16, 2012 @ 4:30PM - UMDNJ, THE GELLENE ROOM

SOUTH AMERICA/RECORDING ..."CONDOR" BY CARLOS GOMEZ

Newark,nj - The Spiritual: An Underground Railroad - UMDNJ...creative arts healthcare//Feb. 16, 2012 - 12pm

Newark,NJ - THE RUCKERT LIEDER BY GUSTAV MAHLER/MARCH 15, 2012//12PM// UMDNJ

NEWARK, NJ - THE SONGS OF SCHUBERT//APRIL, 10, 2012 - 12PM...CREATIVE ARTS HEALTH CARE/SPACE - UMDNJ

New York, NY - NEW YORK CITY OPERA; NED in TREEMONISHA by SCOTT JOPLIN///april 30, may 1,2, 2012

NEWARK, NJ///Trilogy: AOC - "The Mask in the Mirror" by Richard Thompson (BISHOP) August 4. 2012 @ 8pm// Central Theater

FIJI ISLANDS.......AUGUST 19-29, 2012  STATE DEPT. TOUR - TONGA KIRIBATU,SUVA, NAURU, TUVALU, FIJI....(RS)

PREVIEW....NEW JERSEY....THE REPERTOIRE OF PAUL ROBESON MAY 2012

NEW YORK / ADELPHI UNIVERSITY//RECITAL - OCT. 6, 2012..SONGS AND DANCES OF DEATH by Modeste Mousorgsky

MONTGOMERY, NY/RECITAL  - MOUSORGSKY, BRAHMS, SCHUBERT, MAHLER//////NOV. 17, 2012/8PM

Newark, NJ / UMDNJ..."Gandhi, King: Aspects of Aggression....Recital December 5, 2012  12pm.

New York City//THE GREENE SPACE..THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION/FREDERICK DOUGLAS in speech and song - KEVIN MAYNOR SINGS AND SPEAKS ON DOUGLAS_ULYSEES KAY{JAN. 8, 2013}@7PM

NEW YORK,NY/SYMPHONY SPACE - DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM ...KEVIN MAYNOR SINGS GEORGE WALKER.......... FEBRUARY 10, 2013  @ 12PM

".....Papa Doc" an Opera......by Dorothy Rudd Moore// FEB. 23, 2013

newark, nj/newark public library.......THE black ART song//recital..March 27, 2013/6pm

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK/ ISSUE PROJECT ROOM//HINTERKANTE RESONANZ(HOFFE AXIOM) by Sabisha Friedberg (for bass voice and 3 contrabassi)WORLD PREMIERE//APRIL 11, 2013 @ 8PM

New Jersey, City of Newark//Kevin Maynor sings in Concert "GANDHI, KING: ASPECTS OF AGGRESSION" BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH 275 ww. Market/April 28, 2013 @ 3pm

BUFFALO PHILHARMONIC...JUNE 1 AND 2, 2013///BUFFALO , NEW YORK. - MEFISTOFELE by ARRIGO BOITO///JOANN FALLETA, CONDUCTOR

PAUL ROBESON bY Adolphus Hailstork on a Libretto by SHAUNEILLE PERRY (OPERA).......NJ&NY//AUG 3, 2013 ..Central Theater &  SEPT  14 and 21,2013.

PARSIFAL 2013........GURNEMANZ - S. AMERICA *rs

NJPAC/ Paul Robeson Remembered and excerpts from "ROBESON" by Adolphus Hailstork//November 3, 2013 ........@ 3PM   Newark, NJ

from The Repertoire of Paul Robeson.....kevin maynor, bass//NEW JERSEY CITY UNIVERSITY..OCT. 16, 2013////7PM-9PM with special guest Susan Robeson and Eric Olsen, piano

Choral Arts Society of Washington, D.C.// November 10, 2013 @4pm VERDI REQUIEM in  Honor of President John F. Kennedy...THE KENNEDY CENTER CONCERT HALL

Artist in Residency/East Orange/Cicely Tyson/(Feb.-March)

1. The Italian Art Song

2. H. T. Burleigh Spirituals

3. Excerpts from The Magic Flute


Specials


1. New Jersey/Feb. 22, 2014/The Hudson School - Hoboken, NJ//Recital - w/chorus

2. New Jersey/March 30, 2014/Westfield Oratorio Singers/Mozart Grand Mass in c minor/(bass soloist) and St. Augustine(premiere) by Trent Johnson



ESSEX COUNTY PARKS - Branch Brook Park // SUMMER 2014//CONCERT VERSION OF  "ROBESON"  BY ADOLPHUS HAILSTORK//July 16, 2014 - 7pm

Papa Doc by Dorothy Rudd Moore//July 26, 2014

The Mask in the Mirror by Richard Thompson//August 2, 2014



From The Repertoire of Paul Robeson//Sept. 21, 2014 3pm - The Princeton Performing Arts Center////Princeton , NJ - Recital

Robeson: THE OPERA /NJPAC//NOVEMBER 23, 2014@ 7PM


New York City // Cabin Creek Films "The Nation", a documentary// Cabin Creek Films...Oct. 7, 2014..by Barbara Kopple//"HOT TYPE 150"// ...  @ MOMA

NJPAC  U.S. Premiere// ROBESON: THE OPERA// November 23, 2014 - 7pm - Victoria Theater


New Jersey/Paterson Public Schools...John F. Kennedy H.S. "the bird that wants to fly"  by michael Raphael////January 17, 2015 Text by Diane Kaufman


New Jersey/NEWARK PUBLIC LIBRARY//Feb 4, 2015.."Dedication Recital"


NEW JERSEY(MADISON)  March 7, 2015// FILMING AND RECORDING OF "THE BIRD THAT WANTS TO FLY" by Michael Raphael (DREW UNIERSITY)

**** Produced by MARLAN BARRY, JORDAN RENNERT with special thanks to my friend DAVID FROST ///arts medicine - executive producers

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New York// April 23, 2015 /"Migration and JACOB LAWRENCE: The Painter//The Museum of  Modern Art....music of the slave to the music of the laborer, moving from South to North..

1.  Another man done gone

2.  St. Louis Blues

3.  John Henry


**East Orange artist in residency/cicely TYSON performing arts academy//master classes (9)


Essex County Weequahic Park, NJ/..July 16 @ 7 pm ...........MALCOLM X: A COMMENTARY....(a conceptual concert for bass voice and piano w/ visuals

Newark NJ/ Homage to a King by Julius Williams (A dramatic oratorio)....JULY 19, 2015/ @ 7pm///Bass voice, 2 trombones , 2 french horns//ALJIRA: a center for contemporary art


New Jersey/ "FIVE"...The Central Park Five: an operatic version by Anthony Davis (Dramatic Preview)Part one//. August 1, 2015

 libretto by Richard Wesley

New Jersey/NJPAC GARVEY by Michael Raphael...November 22, 2015 @7pm....The Victoria Opera House

New Jersey/Cicely Tyson Performing Arts Academy..."AMAHL and the NIGHT VISITORS" by Gian Carlo Menotti//December  18, 19, 20, 2015//producer


Newark, NJ/ Gandhi, King: Aspects of Aggression....JAN. 18 , 2016...NEWARK MUSEUM - MLK DAY


NEWARK, NJ//MARIAN THOMPSON WRIGHT//FEB. 21, 2016


Newark, nj  / February 25, 2016  /7:30PM//  Kenyatta - by trent johnson/ preview..."orange ball"(THE NEWARK CLUB)


****Kenya  Africa Tour/ 2016.... / April/MAY..rs

TENNESSEE/ TENNESSEE TECH .....mini Recital, master class, lecture/April 8, 9, 10, 2016

NORFOLK, VA/ NORFOLK...VA   CRISPUS ATTUCKS THEATER...excerpts from EMMETT TILL,GARVEY, THE BIRD THAT WANTS TO FLY, THE THREE MAYORS  by  MICHAEL RAPHAEL....APRIL 17, 2016...6PM


(New Jersey/July 2016/ The Three Mayors by MICHAEL RAPHAEL*)..Veterans Park


NEWARK, NJ....AUGUST 6, 2016////K E N Y A T T A...by TRENT JOHNSON...science park h.s. 7pm.


Newark , New Jersey...JOE LOUIS  by COUNT BASIE/ 15 Washington (Trilogy Space) October 15, 2016.


Newark, NJ    WORLD PREMIER "FIVE" BY ANTHONY DAVIS//Nov. 20, 2016 ....libretto by Richard Wesley @Victoria Opera House NJPAC


Pacific Island Tour 2017/December/rs

1. Australia / rs

2. Indonesia / rs


New York//The Michaelangelo lieder  by Dimitri Shostakovich (2015-2016) rs

MORRSTOWN& NEWARK....DAS RHEINGOLD   BY RICHARD WAGNER...MARCH  17 and 19, 2017...........(FASOLT) NJPAC


 Florida/ The Kravis Center  THE SPIRITUAL: AN UNDERGROUND RAILROAD///2017 rs



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Contacts

Management PINNACLE ARTS MANAGEMENT MGMT.

Telephone Number (212) 397 - 7915

PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE: JOHN MILLER (212) 397 - 7911

Fax : 212 - 397 7920

Publicist:YMA - 212 397 - 7915

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KEVINMAYNOR@EARTHLINK.net (COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS)

Kevin Maynor has done and produced State Department Tours in France. Germany, Russia, South Africa, China, India, Fiji, Taiwan, New Zealand

PROJECT SPECIALS

O.E.N.=opera exposure newark presents: THE TRILOGY 1.) NAT TURNER (RAPHAEL) 2.) FREDERICK DOUGLASS (RUDD-MOORE) 3.)HARRIETT: the woman called moses (MUSGRAVE)

M.M.M.T.C. { music multi media thematic concerts } a.) FROM ANOTHER AMERICAN (overview of american life...tradgedy...triumph) b.) THE LOW BASS (film and song of the classical period) c.) JAZZ HYMNS ( a study of the hymns by way of film and song of the jazz artists who influenced the project

TRILOGY: AN OPERA COMPANY

This new festival will perform opera by african -american composers with artists from across the world..

MAJOR FESTIVALS

1. Auckland Festival   2. Wolf Trap Festival  3. Music Under the Stars  4. Kalaghoda Festival   5. Shanghai Festival  

6.  Wasawasa Festival   7. Sobinov Festival   8. Grant Park Festival   9. Spoletto Festival   10. The Grahamstown Festival

11.  Teatro Amazonas Festival   12. Artpark Festival   13.American Music Festival   14. American Opera Festival

KEVIN MAYNOR'S MANY CLOSE COLLABORATORS INCLUDE, LIONEL HAMPTON, BILLY TAYLOR, RITA MCINTYRE,WILLIAM HURT, GLENN CLOSE, HARRY CONNICK JR., DAVE BRUBECK, GWENDOLYN BROOKS, JEFFREY LYONS, LYNN REDGRAVE, JESSYE NORMAN, TONY RANDALL,VANESSA REDGRAVE, HOWARD THURMAN, ALVIN POUSAINT, JOHN HENRIK CLARKE, WOODIE KING JR. GEORGE O'HEARN, HARRY CARSON, AMIRI BARAKA, DICK GREGORY, RANDY WESTON, DON MATERA, DANNY GLOVER,HAL PRINCE, ANTHONY CHISHOLM, BETTY ALLEN,GEORGE WALKER, JOHN HOUSEMAN, KOFI ANON, PHILIP GLASS, JOSHUA BELL, AND MANY MORE...

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THEMATIC RECITALS AND CONCEPTUAL CONCERTS

1. Malcolm X: A Commentary

2.The Repertoire of PAUL ROBESON

3. Frederick Douglass: A Life in Speech and Song

4.Gandhi, King: Aspects of Aggression

5. The Spiritual: An Underground Railroad

6.Schubert: The Man and his Contemporaries

7. Shout,Call,and Holler: An Acapella Evening

8. The Russian Romance and the Bass Voice

9.Bel Canto and the Bass Voice

10. Howard Swanson - Margaret Bonds: An Exploration of the Black Art Song

11.The French Chasson and the Bass Voice

12. Langston Hughes vs. Paul Lawrence Dunbar

13. The Bass Voice Sings Duke Ellington

14. MLK JR.

15. Frederick Douglass and Beyond

16. JAZZ HYMNS

17. The Biko project

18. AMADOU: SLAUGHTER in HARLEM

19. The Sisyphus Syndrome

CD's

Kevin Maynor, Bass The Black Art Song , Eric Olsen, piano

.Kevin Maynor, Bass PAUL ROBESON REMEMBERED(FLEUR DE SON)

GRAND and GLORIOUS GREAT OPERATIC CHORUSES Robert Shaw

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Choruses (TELARC)

DOM SEBASTIEN Two CD set Leech Takacs Miller Koptchak Queler (LEGATO)

JAZZ HYMNS Kevin Maynor,Bass(GUILD) WORLD FAVORITES

NEW, NEW , NEW ,NEW ,NEW!!!!!!!!!

PURE BASS BASS ARIAS with RICHARD WOITACH//

BASSO A LA BAROQUE /Zelenka,Landi,Scarlatti,Purcell,Monteverdi,Vivaldi

FROM ANOTHER AMERICAN (GUILD) SONGS OF AMERICA

THE LOW BASS (GUILD) LIEDER,CHASSON,ROMANCES,and AMERICAN ART SONGS

THE SPIRITUAL: AN UNDERGROUND RAILROAD(Barnes and Noble)

OLD MAN RIVER 2X'S(Barnes and Noble)

ME AND VERDI(Barnes and Noble)

Kevin Maynor has performed and been a long time advocate of the historically Black Colleges including:

Morehouse

Talladega

Mississippi Valley State

Tennessee State

Fisk University

Bethune Cookman

Florida A&M

Lincoln University

Johnson C. Smith

North Carolina A&T

Bennett College

Norfolk State

Shaw University

North Carolina Central

Clark

Jackson State

Delaware State

Morgan State

Winston Salem University

Central State University

Hampton University

Howard University

Morris Brown

Knoxville College

Southern University

Spelman College


VHS projects