Dashon Burton appears regularly throughout the United States and Europe. Highlights of his 2023–24 season include appearances with the New World Symphony and San Diego Symphony, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the Washington Bach Consort, Handel’s Messiah with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and Philadelphia Orchestra, and the title role in Sweeney Todd at Vanderbilt University. With the Cleveland Orchestra, he participates in a semi-staged version of Mozart’s The Magic Flute, and he joins the Milwaukee Symphony for three subscription weeks as an artist in residence.

Mr. Burton won his second Grammy Award in 2021 for Ethyl Smyth’s The Prison with the Experiential Orchestra. As an original member of the vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth, he won his first Grammy for their inaugural recording. Other recordings include Songs of Struggle & Redemption: We Shall Overcome, the Grammy-nominated recording of Paul Moravec’s Sanctuary Road, Holocaust, 1944 by Lori Laitman, and Caroline Shaw’s The Listeners with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra. He makes his San Francisco Symphony debut with these performances.

Mr. Burton received a bachelor of music degree from Oberlin College and Conservatory, and a master of music degree from Yale University’s Institute of Sacred Music. He is an assistant professor of voice at Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music.

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