Equally at home in Opera and musical theater, Tim MacDougall has performed with such luminaries as Grace Bumbry, Placido Domingo, Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti, and Cheryl Studer. He has also appeared with the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Royal Opera, Covent Garden (1984 Olympic Arts Festival), and with noted conductors such as Carlo Maria Giulini (Los Angeles Philharmonic) and Sir Georg Solti (Chicago Symphony Orchestra).
Performance experiences have taken Tim from studio musician to the legitimate stage. Theater credits include A Little Night Music, My Fair Lady, and Sweeney Todd. On television, he has appeared in the Live from Lincoln Center series telecast of The Verdi Requiem (under Zubin Mehta), and Comic Relief II. Directorial credits include: Mozart’s Cosi fan Tutte, Evita, Into the Woods, Lend Me A Tenor, A Little Night Music, Little Women, Master Class, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Nine, On the Twentieth Century, and The Women.
Mr. MacDougall has studied and coached with some of the world’s finest teachers. They include Horst Gunter, Kari Windingstad-White, Arleen Auger, Phyllis Curtin, Nico Castell, Jeanine Reiss, and Gualtiero Negrini. His guest lectures and master classes on opera and voice have earned him high praise and recognition. For the past 15 years, Mr. MacDougall has maintained private studios in Pasadena and Fullerton. In addition to his teaching position at California State University, Long Beach, he is also a member of the adjunct-faculty at the Fullerton Union High School Academy of the Arts. While consistently taking top honors in several major vocal competitions, his students can also be seen in national tours, regional theaters and opera houses around the globe.