Aaron Sheehan


Lecturer in Music, Voice Historical Performance


Grammy Award winning tenor Aaron Sheehan has quickly established himself as one of the leading American tenors of his generation. His voice is heard regularly in the U.S. and Europe, and he is equally comfortable in repertoire ranging from oratorio and chamber music to the opera stage.

His singing has taken him to many festivals and venues, including Tanglewood, Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, the Concertgebouw, Royal Opera of Versailles, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, the early music festivals of Boston, San Francisco, Houston, Tucson, Washington, D.C., and Madison. Known especially for his Baroque interpretations, Aaron has made a name as a first-rate singer of oratorios and cantatas.

He has appeared as soloist in concert with Boston Early Music Festival, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, Tafelmusik, Calgary Philharmonic, San Juan Symphony, American Bach Soloists, Handel and Haydn Society, Boston Baroque, North Carolina Symphony, Symphony Nova Scotia, Charlotte Symphony, Carmel Bach Festival, Charleston Bach Festival, Baltimore Handel Choir, Pacific Chorale, Tempesta di Mare, Pacific Music Works, Opera Lafayette, Aston Magna Festival, Bach Collegium San Diego, Tragicomedia, Folger Consort, and Les Voix Baroques.  Aaron is on the voice faculties of Boston University and Case Western Reserve University