Performing Experience
Matthew D. Cyphert, Lyric-Baritone

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Selected Opera/Musical Theatre Experience

Cendrillon by Jules Massenet, Role: Pandolfe

W.V. Opera (Jan. 2020)

The Magic Flute by W. A. Mozart, Role: Guard, Speaker, & Priest

W.V. Opera (Feb. 2019)

Le Nozze Di Figaro by W. A. Mozart, Role: Count Almaviva

W.V. Opera (Nov. 2018)

The Magic Flute by W. A. Mozart, Role: Armored Guard

K-State Opera Theatre (March 2017)

Cosi Fan Tutte by W. A. Mozart, Role: Don Alfonso

KSU Opera Theatre (Oct. 2016)

The Consul by Gian Carlo Menotti, Role: John Sorel

K-State Opera Theatre (March 2016)

Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten, Role: Superintendent 

KSU Opera Theatre (Nov. 2015)

Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim, Asst. Music Director

IUP Music Theatre (April 2015)

The Tender Land  by Aaron Copland, Role: Top

IUP Opera Theatre (Dec. 2014)

Awarded Second Place in the Opera Production Category

of the American Prize Competition

The Pajama Game by Alder and Ross, Asst. Music Director 

IUP Music Theatre (April 2014)

Catatumbo by Griffin Candey, Role: Soloist 

Tenth Festival of Women Composers (Feb. 2014)

Trouble in Tahiti by Leonard Bernstein, Role: Boy No. 2

IUP Opera Theatre (Nov. 2013)

Jesus Christ Superstar by A. L. Webber, Role: Disciple

Keystone Repertory Theatre (June 2013)

The Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert & Sullivan, Role: Pirate, Samuel (u.s.),

IUP Opera Theatre(Dec. 2012)

Selected Recital Performance Experience

Doctoral Voice Recital 3, “A Song Cycle Recital”

Bloch Recital Hall, West Virginia University (Nov. 2020)

“Zigeunerlieder” by Brahms, “Melodies passageres” by Barber,

and “A Question of Light” by Heggie

Vesperae Solemnes de Confessore: KV 339 by Bach

Vox Principalis Choir, Morgantown, WV (Dec. 2019)

Doctoral Voice Recital 2, “A Lieder Recital”

Bloch Recital Hall, West Virginia University (Dec. 2019)

“Dichterliebe” by Schumann and “Zwei Gesange” by Schoenberg

NATS Tri-State – Finalist Recital, Advanced Category

First Place, Slippery Rock PA (Nov. 2019)

An Evening of Bach and Handel, BWV 80 – Bass Soloist

Vox Principalis, Morgantown WV (April 2019)

Doctoral Voice Recital 1, “An English & American Song Recital”

Bloch Hall, WVU (April 2019)

“I Said to Love” by Gerald Finzi, “Songs of Travel”

by Ralph Vaughan Williams, and

Selections from American Folk Set by Steven Mark Kohn

Sacred Solos Recital, Vocalist

First Presbyterian Church of Manhattan KS (Aug. 2017)

KSU Grad School Commencement (Spring 2017),

12,528-Seat Bramlage Coliseum, Guest Vocalist (May 2017)

Graduate Voice Recital, All Faiths Chapel

Kansas State University (April 2017)

Honors Recital – Graduate Category,

K-State School of Music, Contest Finalist (April 2016)

Opera Guild of Manhattan KS Annual Concert 

Guest Soloist, Manhattan KS (March 2016)

“Bring the Light,” The Compassion Collective,

Manhattan Arts Center, Manhattan KS (Jan. 2016)

KSU Grad School Commencement (Fall 2015)

12,528-Seat Bramlage Coliseum, Guest Vocalist (Dec. 2015)

An Evening of Lerner and Loewe, Faculty Soloist 

K-State Orchestra (Dec. 2015)

Senior Voice Recital, Gorell Recital Hall,

Indiana University of PA (April 2015)

Opera Arias Concert, Alan Campbell Foundation

Indiana PA (Feb. 2015)

Junior Voice Recital, Gorell Recital Hall

Indiana University of PA (Oct. 2014)

“Faces of Love Concert,” IUP Orchestra and Chorale

Indiana, PA (May 2014)

St. Nicholas Mass by Joseph Haydn

IUP Choirs & Orchestra, Indiana PA (March 2014)

“An Opera Gala,” Soloist, IUP Symphony Orchestra

Indiana PA (May 2013)

Dona Nobis Pacem by Ralph Vaughan Williams

IUP Choirs & Orchestra, Indiana PA (Nov. 2012)

Wind Ensemble & M.T. Recording Collaboration, Soloist

The Lively Arts, Indiana PA (Nov. 2011)

“Showtime” A Musical Theatre Review, Guest Vocalist

Center for the Arts, Blairsville PA (March 2011)

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