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Scott Graff

Performance Faculty, Voice
  • Expertise

    Expertise

    Bass/baritone Scott Graff is a versatile artist, having appeared throughout the United States as a soloist and chamber musician. As a soloist, he has appeared with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Master Chorale, Musica Angelica, Catacoustic Consort, the Carmel Bach Festival, California Bach Society and Synchrony. His operatic work includes originating multiple roles in new operas and lead roles in older repertoire from New York to Mexico City.

    In addition to his solo work, Graff is also a sought-after ensemble singer as a member of the Los Angeles Master Chorale and Millennium Consort Singers. He also appears regularly with numerous other chamber ensembles up and down the West Coast. He was a member of the Los Angeles Chamber Singers, whose recording Padilla: Sun of Justice was awarded the 2007 Grammy® for Best Small Ensemble. He is an active studio singer, lending his voice to numerous film and television soundtrack recordings, including the films The Secret Life of Pets, X-Men: Apocalypse, Winnie the Pooh and Frozen, and for television, The Medium, Family Guy, and assorted Mickey Mouse short features.

  • Work

    Work

    • Josef Stalin in Lisa Scola Prosek’s opera Daughter of the Red Tsar (world premiere)
    • Dolores in Caliban Dreams co-produced by Berkeley West Edge Opera/First Look Sonoma (world premiere)
    • Lewis and Father Tree in Michael Webster and Eileen Myles’ opera Hell, performed in New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Tijuana, Mexico
    • Posterity in the Person of Leibnitz in Louis Andriessen’s Theatre of the World with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Walt Disney Concert Hall (world premiere)
    • Farasmane in Handel’s Radamisto (Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City)
    • Member of the Los Angeles Master Chorale since 2000
    • Member of the Millennium Consort Singers
    • Studio singer on recordings including: The Secret Life of Pets, X-Men: Apocalypse,Winnie the Pooh, and Frozen, and for television: The Medium, Family Guy, and assorted Mickey Mouse short features
  • Education

    Education

    A.B.
    Occidental College

    M.F.A.
    California Institute of the Arts