Faculty: Lawrence Indik (voice)

Baritone Lawrence Indik studied with Margaret Hoswell, Adele Addison, Philip Cho, and Jan De Gaetani.  He has appeared in numerous opera, symphony, and recital performances.  A strong proponent of contemporary music, he has performed over 70 world premieres.  He serves as High Holy Days cantorial soloist at Congregation Temple Beth Ahm Synagogue.

An active vocal pedagogue and researcher, Dr. Indik’s articles have appeared in the National Association of Teachers of Singing “Journal of Singing.” He also regularly lectures and gives Master Classes on the application of Vocal Pedagogy and Vocal Science to singing.

Indik continues to enjoy the many successes of his students, past and present, who have pursued their music careers in such institutions as the Metropolitan Opera, Aspen Opera, Central City Opera, Central Florida Lyric Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Lake George Opera, Wolf Trap, Chautauqua Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, Dayton Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Madison Opera, Naples Opera, New York City Opera, Covent Garden, Welsh National Opera, Dallas Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Opera Omaha, Utah Festival Opera, Rochester Opera, San Francisco Opera, Opera Saratoga, Palm Beach Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Arizona Opera and on and off Broadway.  They have also pursued careers as music educators, music therapists, cantors, music administrators, vocal therapists and conductors.

Indik regularly performs as a soloist and recitalist throughout the United States. He has performed a wide range of repertoire including oratorio, chamber music and solo song repertoire and has also appeared in numerous operatic roles.  Dr. Indik’s CD of new music, “Songs of Separation and Perspective” on Gesher Records has been widely praised.

Dr. Indik received his Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics cum laude from Harvard University, a Masters in Opera Performance from the Temple University Boyer College of Music and Dance and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Manhattan School of Music. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Voice and Opera department at Temple University.