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Konrad Fritz

Tenor

Konrad Fritz

J. Konrad Fritz is well known in the Central Pennsylvania area through his performances with OperaLancaster and various other performing groups.  As well as having many leading roles with OL he has also performed leading roles with the Harrisburg Opera Company, Center Stage Opera,  Capitol Opera and with Temple University Opera Theater in Philadelphia. He has appeared onstage in productions at First Stage Theater in Lititz, Harrisburg Community Theater, Little Theater of Mechanicsburg and the Ephrata Performing Arts Center. Additionally, he has served as music director and conductor for several OL productions.

He has appeared in concert with the Ambler Choral Society, the York Symphony, the Harrisburg Symphony and has also been featured as a soloist in the Verdi Requiem with the Franklin and Marshall College Choir and Orchestra, the Central Pennsylvania Symphony, the Lancaster Symphony (Carl Orff, Carmina Burana), the Hershey Symphony, the Central Pennsylvania Choral Festival and benefit concerts for the Susquehanna Chorale and the Heritage House of Elizabethtown.

Mr. Fritz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in music education from West Chester University with a dual concentration in voice and viola. He has pursued additional studies at Millersville, Wilkes, Penn State and Temple Universities. While at Temple, Mr. Fritz was in the Master of Music in voice performance program.

As a student at the Pennsylvania Academy of Music he was the recipient of several awards including the John Darrenkamp Voice Scholarship, the Ella Mae Minert Memorial Voice Scholarship and several Academy Vocal Scholarships. He was a member of the Susquehanna Chorale, a nationally known chamber choir, for sixteen seasons, currently serves as principal viola for the Central Pennsylvania Symphony and is a former member of the York, Hershey and Schuylkill Symphonies.

A music teacher in the Penn Manor School District, Mr. Fritz resides in Lancaster and currently studies and coaches with international soprano Jean Bradel.

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