Cole  Grissom

Cole Grissom

Adjunct Professor, Music

Cole Grissom is a Texas native who recently graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music where he studied under Metropolitan Opera soprano Ms. Patricia Craig. While at the Conservatory Mr. Grissom performed numerous roles in the Graduate and Undergraduate Opera programs including; The Manager in Pasatieri's La Divina, Dr. Neville Craven in Secret Garden, The Representative in A Game of Chance, The Lord Chancellor in Iolanthe, Bartley in Riders to the Sea, the Baritone soloist in The Saga of Jenny: a Kurt Weill Review, Betto in Gianni Schicchi, and Papageno in The Magic Flute. Other roles include the Marquis in La Traviata, Bartolo in Le Nozze di Figaro, Pistola in Falstaff, Basilio in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Melchior in Amahl and the Night Visitors, Marcello in La Boheme, and the title roles in Tartuffe and Le Nozze di Figaro. During his time at the Conservatory Mr. Grissom received additional training at the A.I.M.S. program in Graz, Austria where he studied under Cuban Bass Gustavo Halley and spent two summers with the B.A.S.O.T.I. program in the San Francisco bay area. He recently appeared with the Redwood Symphony Orchestra as their annual concerto competition winner singing a set of arias by American composers, and also appeared as the Baritone Soloist in Henry Mollicone's Beatitude Mass. Upcoming engagements include Maximilian in Candide, Guglielmo in Cosi fan tutte, Mephestopholes in Faust, and the title role in Don Giovanni. He currently studies under the tutelage of Mezzo- Soprano Catherine Cook and coaches with Marcie Stapp.

Courses Offered
  • Voice Lessons