Konstantin Kvach

Konstantin Kvach

Instructor of Voice

503-352-2216

kvac2248@pacificu.edu

UC Box: A131

Office: Taylor Meade Performing Arts 200B

Education

Office Hours

Biography

Konstantin Kvach, bass, has performed as a soloist in Germany, the Czech Republic, and in the Baltic States. He has been a featured soloist with the Prague Sinfonietta and has performed throughout the Northwest with orchestras, opera companies, and choral ensembles, including the Oregon Symphony, Northwest Chamber Orchestra, Portland Baroque Orchestra, Washington East Opera, Coeur d'Alene Opera, PSU Opera, Southwest Washington Symphony, Portland Symphonic Choir, Oregon Chorale, Lower Columbia Symphonic Band, BravoVancouver, Willamette Master Chorus, and the Columbia Chorale. Mr. Kvach has appeared repeatedly as a guest artist at the Astoria Music Festival, Northwest Performing Arts, Portland SummerFest and Bel Canto Northwest. Mr. Kvach has performed numerous oratorio and chorale works, such as C.P.E. Bach's Magnificat, J.S. Bach's St. John Passion (Jesus, Pilate), Mass in B Minor and Coffee Cantata, Handel's Messiah and The Utrecht Jubilate, Haydn's The Creation and Lord Nelson Mass, Mozart's Requiem and Mass in C Minor, Fauré's Requiem, Prokofiev's Lieutenant Kije, Norman Dello Joio's Songs of Abelard, Shostakovich's Symphony No. 14, and many others. Among extensive oratorio repertoire, he has performed the roles of Eutifronte in Der Stein der Weisen, Don Alfonso in Cosi Fan Tutte, Colline in La Bohéme, Simone in Gianni Schicchi, Pistola in Falstaff, Bartolo in Le Nozze di Figaro, Basilio in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte, Alidoro in La Cenerentola, Commendatore in Don Giovanni, Superintendent Budd in Albert Herring, and Kum in Mussorgsky's Sorochintsy Fair. Mr. Kvach holds a Master of Music degree from Portland State University and is on the music faculty teaching Voice at Pacific University and Concordia University.