Dr. Charles Turley, baritone, has sung over 45 lead and comprimario roles, including recent successes as Farmer Bean (Fantastic Mister Fox), Marquis d’Obigny (La Traviata), the Judge (Trial by Jury), and Marullo (Rigoletto). Dr. Turley is on the voice faculty at Friends University and teaches a large studio of private students in Wichita and surrounding areas. He has served as the stage director for the DRC Camp Center Stage Productions for the past three years, where he works with children in Derby, Kansas to produce an annual musical. He is the traditional music director for Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, the chorusmaster for Wichita Grand Opera and the proud step-father of six amazing kids.
B.M., Jacksonville University; M.M., The University of Tennessee-Knoxville; D.M.A., University of North Texas