Dan Boye, Bass-Baritone
Bass-baritone Dan Boye has been widely featured as an operatic and musical theater performer and as an oratorio soloist. Recent roles include Sam in Trouble in Tahiti, the French General in Silent Night, Sid in La fanciulla del West, Blitch in Susannah, Don Fernando in Fidelio, Noye in Noye’s Fludde, Cavaradossi in Tosca, Baron Duphol in La Traviata, Zuniga in Carmen, Timur in Turandot and Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus. He has performed principal roles in over 30 Opera Carolina productions. For a dozen years he was a Guest Artist with the Breckenridge Music Festival. Orchestral appearances include the Canton, OH, Charlotte, Hendersonville, Fayetteville, Asheville, and North Carolina Symphonies in a variety of capacities. Recent recitals include “Do you love me?,” a journey through the ages and stages of love, and “Over There,” a World War I retrospective. A graduate of Emory and Henry College and the University of Georgia, Dr. Boye is currently Professor of Physics at Davidson College. Dedicated to bringing together the performing arts and science, he teaches a broad range of physics courses including courses for non-science majors entitled “Musical Technology” and “Sights and Sounds.” He has provided educational opportunities for thousands of public school students and adults of all ages, musical and scientific backgrounds through programs, workshops and lectures. Dr. Boye also maintains an active research program in 3D volumetric x-ray imaging and in the development of new optical materials.