D.M.A. in Vocal Performance - Louisiana State University
M.M. in Vocal Performance - Louisiana State University
B.M. in Voice Performance - Louisiana College
- DR. BRIAN BONIN, Assistant Chair in Fine Arts and Humanities at Perimeter College, is currently touring as Alidoro in Peach State Opera’s production of Rossini’s Cinderella. He has also performed all of the Mozart/DaPonte operas with the company – the title role in Don Giovanni (2016), Guglielmo in Così fan tutte (2014) and Count Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro (2012). In summer 2015, Brian performed Joseph DeRocher in Dead Man Walking for the Louisiana Concert Movement, with composer Jake Heggie and Sister Helen Prejean in attendance. He has also sung with the Lyric Opera Studio of Weimar (Germany), Opera Louisiane, New Orleans Opera, Opera in the Ozarks, the Aspen Opera Theater Center, the Baisley Powell Elebash Opera Theater and LSU Opera Theater in roles such as Conte Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro, Guglielmo in Così fan tutte, Schaunard in La bohème, Count Ceprano in Rigoletto, Junius in The Rape of Lucretia, Voltaire Pangloss/Cacambo/Martin in Candide, King Melchior in Amahl and the Night Visitors, the Speaker in The Magic Flute, and Johann in Werther.An avid art song interpreter, Brian has worked with pianist collaborators Martin Katz and John Keene, American art song interpreter Paul Sperry, spiritual arranger Moses Hogan and singers Christòpheren Nomura and Jennifer Larmore. Brian earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in vocal performance from Louisiana State University and currently serves as Vice President for the Georgia chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.