Dr. Mark Greenawalt, tenor, is a versatile performer and educator. Completing his undergraduate studies at Baldwin-Wallace College with a double major in Vocal Performance and Music Education, Dr. Greenawalt holds the Master of Music degree from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Shenandoah University.
Dr. Greenawalt has performed roles in a number of operas, oratorios and musical theater productions with organizations across the United States including Portland Opera, Oregon Lyric Opera, Illinois Opera Theater, Bravo! Vancouver Series, Opera on the James, and Aiken Productions, Inc. He has enjoyed performing with John Wustman (accompanist to Luciano Pavarotti) and Mignon Dunn (Metropolitan Opera Star).
Prior to joining the faculty in the Liberty University School of Music, Dr. Greenawalt served on the faculty at George Fox University, Portland Community College, and Warner Pacific College. In addition, he served as choral director at Southwest Christian High School and Southwest Bible Church in Beaverton, Ore.
As a professional, certified instructor of the Blaylock Vocal Method developed by Thomas R. Blaylock, Dr. Greenawalt successfully established a full-time private studio in Tigard, Ore. teaching singers of all musical styles. He has also been a member of the Voice Team under Chris Chang, M.D. at Fauquier Hospital in Warrenton, Va. While serving there, he helped habilitate singers back to healthy and functional vocal production.
Dr. Greenawalt currently serves as Chair of Applied Music Studies and Associate Professor of Music.