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Name: Ryan Steven Orlando Goessl
Skills: Singer, Soloist, Teacher
Phone: +1 (319) 541 2739
Address: 620 west 30th street, APT 6, Los Angeles, CA 90007, United States
Links: Website     E-mail
Hailed for his "big baritone voice" (Hendersonville Times) and his "Maturity of skills and commitment to the stage" (Classical Voice of North Carolina), Mr. Goessl is finishing his Master’s Degree at the University of Southern California, and has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Luther College in Music Performance. He recently won the Sigma Alpha Iota-Pasadena Music Competition, the Thurow Vocal Competition, finalist and "People's Choice" award winner at the Long Beach Mozart Competition, and honorable mention award winner of the California Women's Chorus and NATS-LA competition. Ryan is an extremely versatile and agile performer, with credits ranging from Opera, to film and television, to Musical Theatre. Ryan has recently made his network television debut as a guest on the new hit television sitcom, How I Met Your Mother, Starring Neil Patrick Harris and Alyson Hannigan. Recent operatic and musical theatre roles include Sondheim's Sweeney Todd (Anthony Hope), Rossini's La Cambiale di Matrimonio (Norton), Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress (Keeper), Handel's Agrippina (Pallante), two productions of Pirates of Penzance, Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro (Antonio), Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Daniel), and Victor Herbert’s Babes in Toyland (Tom-Tom). Ryan has also been seen in productions of H.M.S. Pinafore, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, and Rigoletto. He was also an apprentice in the Cedar Rapids Opera Company's Young Artist Program, and a member of the Brevard Music Center's "Janiec Opera Company". Mr. Goessl has been seen performing in numerous concert works, most recently being the baritone soloist in Handel's Messiah and Brahm's Liebeslieder Waltzer and Neue Liebeslieder Waltzer under the direction of James Vail, Duruflé's Requiem, and Haydn's Paukenmesse, along with appearing as a featured soloist at the 2005 National American Choral Director's Association (ACDA) convention in Los Angeles. Ryan has also sung Fauré's Requiem at Carnegie Hall with the Manhattan Symphony Orchestra. Upcoming engagements include Massenet's Cendrillon (Superintendant de Plaisirs) with USC Opera, Mozart’s Idomeneo (High Priest), and Vaughan Williams Songs of Travel in recital with pianist Seungah Seo at the University of California-Santa Barbara. Along with performing, Mr. Goessl also engages in stage directing, along with choral and solo vocal adjudicating. He has also been the assistant director for the Central Wisconsin Children's Theatre Summer Drama Camps. Ryan is currently a student of Shigemi Matsumoto. More information can be found at



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