Dan Boye

Dan Boye, bass-baritone, has been widely featured as an operatic and musical theater performer and as an oratorio soloist. He has performed principal roles in over 30 Opera Carolina productions. Recent roles include Sid in La Fanciulla del West, Baron Douphol in La Traviata, Zuniga in Carmen, Timur in Turandot and Bartolo in The Barber of Seville. The summer of 2010 was his 13th season as Guest Artist with the Breckenridge Music Festival. He has performed with the Charlotte, Canton, Fayetteville, Asheville, and North Carolina Symphonies in a variety of capacities.

A graduate of Emory and Henry College and the University of Georgia, he is currently Department Chair and Professor of Physics at Davidson College. He teaches a wide range of physics courses including a course for non-science majors entitled “Musical Technology.” He has provided educational opportunities for thousands of public school students and adults of all ages, musical and scientific backgrounds through programs, workshops and lectures. One such program, “The Science of Singing,” takes a systematic look at the anatomy of the vocal instrument and the physics associated with its sound production. He also maintains an active research program in the development of new optical materials in the Laser Laboratory at Davidson College.


February, 2011, CVNC article on Opera Carolina’s La Traviata: http://cvnc.org/article.cfm?articleId=205

January 20, 2011, Davidson Press Release:

January 13, 2011, Charlotte Magazine:

August 2, 2010, Breckenridge Music Festival In the Key of Excellence:

July 29, 2010, Breckenridge Music Festival In the Key of Excellence:

July, 2009, Opera News:

August, 2007, Lake Norman Magazine:
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February, 2007, Opera News:

2006, Opera News:

April 2, 2005, The Charlotte Observer: Posted on Sat, Apr. 02, 2005
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April, 2005, CVNC article on Opera Carolina’s Samson et Dalila