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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)


Capstone Song Initiative – April 2016

Under the direction of David Tayloe, this new annual event at Alabama will showcase new American songs by both established and emerging composers.  Paul will sing the premiere of a...

NOA – January 2016

Paul participates in the annual national conference of the National Opera Association.  This year’s event is at the beautiful Conrad Hotel in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana.  Paul is VP of Regions...

Hunter College – November 2015

Paul returns to his Alma Mater to join pianist Catherine Coppola for a performance of Schumann’s Dichterliebe and the world premiere of Richard’s Burke’s The Lost Hours, a song cycle based...

Bucknell University – November 2015

Paul will visit Bucknell University on November 16, 2015 for master classes and a recital.  Times, locations, and repertoire TBA. Hosted by Emily Martin-Moberley, Paul will be joined by pianist...

Solo Recital with pianist Kevin Chance – August 2015

This program will include Schumann’s Dichterliebe with pianist Kevin Chance and the Liebeslieder Walzer of Brahms.  Kevin and I will be joined by more remarkable colleagues for the Brahms, Amanda Johnston,...

Richard Burke Memorial Concert – March 2015

Paul joins pianist Cathy Coppola for two songs from Richard’s cycle “The Lost Hours.”

Song Collaborator’s Consortia – March 2015

Paul will join a list of wonderful colleagues at in Canyon, Texas.  He’ll perform works of Adolph Jensen and J.S. Bach.

The Physicists, Gabrielsen – September 2014

Paul will be making a DVD recording of THE PHYSICISTS, a new chamber opera by Dag Gabrielsen based on the 1962 play by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, singing the roles of Inspector...

Bach, Helena Symphony – March 2015

Paul is thrilled to appear as the bass soloist in this semi-staged version of Bach’s masterpiece.    

MS State with Linda Lister – March 2014

Recital with soprano Linda Lister and pianist Kevin Chance at Mississippi State University.  Repertoire included duets by Saint-Saens, Poulenc, Bach, and Cole Porter, as well as works by Bowles and...