Ian Bethmann (baritone) is a professional vocalist and voice instructor in the Philadelphia area. Ian holds a M.M in Voice Performance from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA where he studied under Dr. Marcus DeLoach and a B.M. in Voice Performance from Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, PA where he studied under Dr. Damian Savarino.
Recent roles include “Vater” from Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel with LAHSOW Bloomington, “Dulcamara” from Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore with Temple Opera Theatre, “Nettuno” from Monteverdi’s Il riotrno di Ulisse in patria with Temple Opera Theatre and “Colline” from Pucinni’s La Bohème with Capitol Opera Harrisburg. He has won the Allegheny Mountain Chapter NATS Student Audition Competition in 2015, 2016 and 2017 as the first place finalist. Ian is employed as a soloist and section leader at West Trenton Presbyterian Church and frequently performs at various churches throughout the region. Ian has previously performed as a member of the Camp-of-the-Woods Summer Vocal Staff in Speculator, NY where he performs a wide variety of vocal repertoire.