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Robert Hartfield is a tenor originally from the farmlands of Kansas and Missouri. He possesses a highly personal singing style, carefully developed since birth under the mentorship of his father, former opera singer Paul Hartfield Sr., and the collegiate teachings of legendary baritone, professor Kim Josephson. Robert earned a number of prestigious awards early on in his singing career, including winning six National Association of Teacher of Singing (NATS) competitions. Soon after, he was performing leading roles with opera companies such as Opera in the Ozarks,
Cimarron Opera, and the Collegium Musicum. A firm believer in music prowess, Robert has extensively studied cello, and organ, and enjoys performing a range of compositions from the baroque era to contemporary operatic compositions. Robert recently earned his master’s degree in opera performance from the University of Oklahoma immediately jumping into his career as a fully contracted singer. His latest engagements include performing with the Central
City Opera, Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra, Music on Site Opera, Pensacola Opera, Opera Fayetteville, Opera Saratoga, and Finger Lakes Opera. Robert’s upcoming appearances include performances with Romanza Lyric Opera, Treasure Coast Singers and Opera Orlando. Robert is currently Resident Artist with Opera Opera. Robert’s full list of performances can be found on his website at

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