Establishing himself as a successful performer in opera, oratorio, and musical theatre repertoire, tenor, Gennard Lombardozzi has been heard on stages throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.
Some of his roles include Tonio in La fille du régiment, Count Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Camille in The Merry Widow, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Rodolfo in La bohème, Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Tito in La clemenza di Toto, Ernesto in Don Pasquale, Fenton in The Merry Wives of Windsor, and Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Gennard has performed with Gotham Chamber Opera, Virginia Opera, New York Festival of Song, The Glimmerglass Festival, Alba Music Festival, Knoxville Opera, Opera in the Heights, Central City Opera, New York Grand Opera, Lyric Opera of the North, Rimrock Opera, Fargo-Moorehead Opera, Taconic Opera, The Hollywood Film Orchestra, Mineola Choral Society, The Occasional Opera Company, and others.
In parallel to his notable performance career, Gennard has also established himself as an accomplished educator. His understanding of vocal pedagogy and its application is supported by college level teaching in outstanding music programs including Yale University, Stephen F. Austin State University, Fairfield University, Maryville College, Pellissippi State Technical College, and Naugatuck Valley Community College. Experienced in all genres of vocal performance, Gennard’s students have made way in the critically acclaimed Whiffenpoofs, Duke’s Men, Red Hot and Blue, Yale Camerata, Yale Repertory Theatre, and have thrived on the opera and recital stages within his affiliated universities. Gennard’s students have also found success in Off-Broadway shows, television sitcoms, and commercials, and have gone on to graduate school in voice, conducting, and composition, at the Julliard School, Eastman School of Music, and the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. Gennard completed his DMA at Stony Brook University, MM at the University of Tennessee, and BM at Concordia College Moorhead.