Drew Minter
Countertenor
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Drew Minter grew up as a boy treble in the Washington Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys. Mr. Minter has appeared in leading roles with the opera companies of Brussels, Toulouse, Boston, Washington, Santa Fe, Wolf Trap, Glimmerglass, and Nice, among others. Mr. Minter is a founding member of the Newberry Consort and sings and plays early harps regularly with Trefoil, My Lord Chamberlain’s Consort, ARTEK, and the Folger Consort. Mr. Minter has made over 50 recordings on Harmonia Mundi, Decca/London,
Newport Classics, Hungaroton, and others. He appears in two films: as Tolomeo in Peter Sellars’s Giulio Cesare, and as the Devil in In the Symphony of the World: a Portrait of Hildegard of Bingen. He writes regularly for Opera News. Mr. Minter is also a lauded stage director. Mr. Minter teaches voice at Vassar College, where he also directs the Vassar Opera Workshop and conducts the Vassar Madrigal Singers. He has taught since 1989 at the Amherst Early Music Institute. He sings between 30 and 50 concerts each season with a variety of early music groups.