Baritone Paul Rowe has maintained a wide ranging performing career throughout the United States for the past 20 years. He has performed with many of the leading American musical organizations including the Boston Symphony Orchestra conducted by Seiji Ozawa at Symphony Hall in Boston and Carnegie Hall in New York, American Ballet Theater at the Metropolitan Opera and Kennedy Center, and Musica Sacra at Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall. He has appeared as well with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, Smithsonian Chamber Players, the Alabama and Arkansas symphony orchestras, the Folger Consort, and the Ensemble for Early Music, among many other groups.
As a member of the Waverly Consort, Mr. Rowe toured the United States, the Far East and South America and participated in the Consort’s regular series at Alice Tully Hall and the Cloisters in New York. In addition, he performed for two years as a member of the New York Vocal Arts Ensemble, touring the U. S. and Yugoslavia and recording two discs: the Quartets of Haydn and Trios of Mozart, and a disc entitled Listen to the Mockingbird, featuring songs of Stephen Foster and other American music. He has sung at various summer festivals including Marlboro, Aspen, Flagstaff Festival of the Arts, Hot Springs and Sewanee.
Paul Rowe has served on the voice faculties of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Vanderbilt University, State University of New York at Purchase, Lehigh University and Nazareth College of Rochester, the Berkshire Choral Festival, and the Tennessee State Governor’s School. Paul Rowe is Professor of Voice at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Artistic Director of the Madison Early Music Festival, an annual festival he helped found in 2000.