Name: Kevin Gibbs
Voice type: Tenor
SFS Chorus member since: 2003
Hometown: Omaha, NE
Music schools I attended: University of Wyoming, Laramie; University of Nebraska, Omaha
Began singing (and studying cello): At age 8
Musical inspirations: My first voice instructor, Dwayne Price, who told me that singing baritone was a waste of my time because I had the makings of a great tenor voice!
If I were not a professional singer, I might be a: Tech Geek and a Visual Artist working with glass...both of which I currently pursue as Senior Technology Consultant and with a fledgling artist studio of kiln-cast glass.
Favorite composer: Mahler
Favorite vocal works: Bach, Mass in B minor; Corigliano, The Ghosts of Versailles; Adams, Harmonium
When I’m not working, I enjoy: Dinner parties with friends where we drink all the wine and everybody gets their hands dirty
Recent reading: A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin; Your Inner Fish: A Journey Into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body by Neil Shubin
On my CD player/iPod: Lungs, by Florence and the Machine; Cloudburst, by Eric Whitacre; Mysterium, by Ragnar Bohlin Vocal Ensemble; Night Work, by Scissor Sisters; Reincarnations, by Dale Warland Singers