Nick Volkert

Name: Nick Volkert
Voice type: Baritone
SFS Chorus member since: 2016
Hometown: Oakland, CA
Music schools I attended: Seoul USC Thornton School, NYU Steinhardt School

Began singing: At age 14

I was inspired to become a professional singer by: my high school music teacher

If I were not a professional singer, I might be: zoologist

Favorite composers: Wolf, Mozart, Machant

Favorite vocal works: Le Nozze di Figaro, Carmina burana, Ave Maris Stella by G. Dufay, Wagner's Ring Cycle

This season I am really looking forward to: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 and Carmina burana

When I'm not working, what I enjoy doing most is: archery and playing board games

I recently read: Asterix and Caesar's Gift

Some of the more interesting music you’ll find on my CD player/on my iPod is: The Poetic Edda from Iceland, The Hi-Lo's, Old Mountain Bluegrass, The Comedian Harmonists

Favorite things to do in the Bay Area (and why): Exploring the beautiful, natural places.