Dan Gibbs, baritone, is an emerging young artist and private voice, guitar, and piano instructor in Portland, OR. He earned his B.A. in Music; with an emphasis in Vocal Performance from Southern Oregon University, under the direction of Dr. Paul French. Dan also studied with teachers Ellie Holt-Murray, Laurie Ann Hunter, Willene Gunn (Retired Director of the San Francisco Conservatory Opera Program), and internationally acclaimed baritone Rod Gilfry (USC Thornton School of Music). As a resident of Oregon’s Rogue Valley, he held 5 different small roles with Rogue Opera, participated in 5 Brava! Opera Theater Workshops, sang as a member and featured soloist of the Southern Oregon Repertory Singers and the Rogue Valley Chorale; was a featured soloist with the Siskiyou Singers, Jefferson Baroque Orchestra, Britt Festival Symphony Orchestra, and Rogue Valley Symphony Orchestra. As a resident of the Portland Metro Area, Dan’s credits include studio recording and live performance as a member and troupe baritone of the arts ensemble Cult of Orpheus, led by director and composer Christopher Corbell (2018/2019); as a featured baritone soloist performing Ralph Vaughn Williams’ 5 Mystical Song” and“Dona Nobis Pacem with the Oregon Chorale and the Beaverton Symphony Orchestra (2019); as a chorus member of Opera in the Park (2018-2019); as Vodnik in LAH-SOW’s PDX concert performance of Antonín Dvořák’s Rusalka (2019), as Papageno in W.A. Mozart’s THE MAGIC FLUTE (2020), and as Wotan in Richard Wagner’s DAS RHEINGOLD. In October, 2021, he sang as a chorister in Portland Opera’s production of Giacomo Puccini’s TOSCA,; and this Spring as Figaro in W.A. Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro with Gemma Arts in Boise, Idaho. Dan currently spends his time teaching privately from his studio, as a freelance performer, section leader and cantor at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, and as a member of the Portland Opera chorus.