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"Paul Houghtaling has personality and a splendid voice." (The Boston Globe)
“Paul Houghtaling revealed a striking and flexible baritone.” (Opera News)

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New Operas, New Songs

“The musical performance was expertly rendered … through it all singing forcefully, in eerie falsetto highs and chesty baritonal lows. The Davies sent you home stunned.” (The Boston Globe)


Master of Physical Comedy

"Paul Houghtaling who makes a hilarious entrance, twirling his umbrella like a drum major. Houghtaling is a short, wiry stage presence--he moves like a cat, and he's a consummate showman.'" (Nashville Scene)


Bach, Handel, Mozart

"Paul Houghtaling supported his strong bass-baritone with an appealing interpretive sensibility." (The New York Times)


Druid City Opera Workshop – May 2018

The acclaimed Druid City Opera Workshop returns May 16-24. Classes and events in Moody Music building and the final performance is May 24 in Bryant-Jordan Hall. Paul is the founder...

LaGrange Symphony – March 2018

Soloist, Mozart Requiem LaGrange Symphony Orchestra with colleagues:  Richard Prior, conductor;  Maryann Kyle, soprano; Beth Everett, mezzo-soprano

NOA – New Orleans – January 2018

Opera’s Tradition and Rebirth: New Orleans 1796-2018 Laissez les bons temps roulez! Paul becomes President of NOA at this convention, and he’ll once again host the annual Collegiate Opera Scenes...

Pirates – Mississippi Opera – November 2017

Paul will reprise his acclaimed Major General in The Pirates of Penzance in Duling Hall, Jackson, Mississippi.

NOA Southeastern Regional Conference – September 2017

Paul will be a featured presenter, moderator, and performer on this first-ever NOA SE Regional Conference.                            ...

UNLV Residency – October 2017

Paul will be a guest Artist-in-Residence at the UNLV School of Music and Opera Theater program teaching master classes and Opera Workshop classes.

Avow by Mark Adamo – September 2017

Paul appears with the UA Opera Theatre as the Ghost in Mark Adamo’s one-act opera Avow, written in 1999 as a sequel to Samuel Barber’s beloved A Hand of Bridge. ...

Noche de Bel Canto con Paul Houghtaling – August 2017

Paul will sing a concert including opera and song literature.  Joined by pianist Kevin Chance, this evening in Mexico City will include works by Donizetti, Mozart, Kern, Gershwin, and Handel. 

École d’été de chant choral – June 2017

Hosted by renowned choral conductor and composer Robert Ingari, Paul and pianist Kevin Chance will present a recital of American and Canadian song as guest artists on the 2017 École...

Delta State – February 2017

Dr. Houghtaling is looking forward to giving a series of master classes and opera workshop sessions at Delta State University, February 17-18, 2017.