Baritone Michael Hix has been praised by critics for his "expressive voice" and "commanding stage presence." His career highlights include performances at Carnegie Hall, Tanglewood Music Center, Boston’s Symphony Hall, and Vienna’s Musikverein.

Hix is a sought-after performer of concert and orchestral works with over 70 oratorio, cantata, and concert roles in his repertoire. He won 3rd Place in the American Prize in Art Song and Oratorio Performance in 2019.  Hix has been featured as a soloist in concerts with the Oregon Bach Festival, Arizona Bach Festival, Boston Pops, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, Georgia Symphony, New Mexico Philharmonic, True Concord Voices and Orchestra, Tallahassee Symphony, New York City’s Trinity Lutheran Bach Vespers Series and the Tallahassee Bach Parley among others. 

Included among his over 20 stage roles are Falke in Die Fledermaus, King George in 8 Songs for a Mad King,  Melchior in Amahl and the Night Visitors, Noye in Noye's Fludde,  the Drunken Poet in The Fairy Queen, Don Alfonso in Cosí fan tutte, Nick Shadow in The Rake’s Progress, and Bertouf in the world premiere of A Friend of Napoleon by Pulitzer Prize winning composer Robert Ward.

Recently Hix collaborated with trip-hop group Alpha on the album Failure.  To learn more about Alpha and this album visit here.

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Photo credit Kathy Myrick - San Juan Symphony



George Crumb's Songs, Drones, and Refrains of Death

October 31, 2021

10:30 a.m.

Christoph Graupner Cantata Recording Project

Bass soloist

January 14-16, 2022

Roswell Symphony

Beethoven's 9th Symphony

Bass Soloist

May 2022


Mid-Columbia Symphony and Mastersingers


Brahms' Ein Deutches Requiem

Baritone Soloist

May 2022

Oregon Bach Festival

Mass in B Minor


June 21, 2022

St. John Passion


June 28, 2022

St. Matthew Passion


July 5, 2022

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