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Ian Siddon



Ian is excited to be making his debut at Center Stage Opera as Cassio and Roderigo!
In March of 2011, Ian sang as Count Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro at Doña Ana Lyric Opera in Las Cruces, NM.
In 2010, Ian sang his first performance of Franz Schubert’s Die schöne Müllerin. In that year he also appeared in the role of Nemorino in Donizetti’s LElisir damore at the Doña Ana Lyric Opera at New Mexico State University. In fall 2009, he sang the tenor solo’s in Felix Mendelssohn’s St. Paul.
In 2009, Ian finished his Master of Music degree at New Mexico State University where he studied with Dr. Andrew Zimmerman.

At NMSU’s Doña Ana Lyric Opera, he was cast in the premieres of Extinction: A Love Story and We Are Enron, both of which were composed by Las Cruces locals: Enron by Chris Sanders and Justin Raines and Extinction by Bob Diven. He was also the bass soloist for Bach’s St. John Passion under the direction of Dr. Jerry Alt.
He received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona where he appeared in the operas The TelephoneLittle WomenFalstaff, Beauty and the Beast, and The Student Prince. He also sang as a bass soloist in the St. Matthew Passion.

Musical theater credits include roles in West Side StoryChicagoDamn YankeesMy Fair LadyPhantomAnything GoesOklahoma!, Little Shop of HorrorsOnce Upon a Mattress, and Grease. In 2004 and 2005, Ian sang in the University of Arizona a capella group Everyman Jack and Jill. Ian also appeared with a number of rock bands in the Tucson area as singer, songwriter, and electric guitarist. As a non-singing actor, Ian starred in the plays Arsenic and Old Lace as Mortimer and in Tennessee Williams’ Talk to me like the Rain and Let me Listen.

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