Gregory Sheppard has brought his rich bass sound, his joy of singing, and his spontaneous passion to recital performances, operatic roles, and appearances with symphony orchestras and chamber ensembles in the United States and Europe.
Gregory Sheppard has been heard in opera, concert and recital throughout the United States and in Canada and Europe. He began his career nearly thirty years ago in his debut with Syracuse Opera and since that time has been heard with New York City Opera, Orlando Opera, Dayton Opera, Chattanooga Opera, Opera Memphis, Opera Ebony, Lake George Opera, Western Opera Theater, Metropolitan Opera Education, Glimmerglass Opera and countless others. His orchestral appearances have included Orchestra of St. Luke's, Syracuse Symphony, New Haven Symphony, Sioux City Symphony, Denver Symphony, Western NY Chamber Orchestra, Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, Bowdoin Festival Orchestra among others. Mr. Sheppard's honors and awards include a Metropolitan Opera National Council Award and study grant, Friday Music Clubs Award, Syracuse Opera Artist of the Year, Syracuse University Faculty Award, Jan Peerce Scholarship, and a Sullivan Foundation Award. European credits include Savonlinna Opera, Munchener Bienalle Festspiel, I Solisti di Roma.