Directing Resume

Dr. Basil Considine

Recent Directing Engagements

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  • Director for more than 15 new operas, plays, and musicals.
  • Veteran choral, orchestral, pit, and opera conductor.
  • Clinician for high school and college singing and acting master classes.
  • Rehearsal pianist for more 20 additional musicals, concerts, and scene programs.
  • 11 years of post-baccalaureate experience coaching singers and singer-actors.

Related Highlights

  • Conducting studies with Simon Carrington (longtime director of the King’s Singers), Ryan Murphy (Associate Conductor of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir), Brian O’Connell, and David Martins.
  • Extensive experience with opera premieres and new works development.
  • Training in Alexander Technique, scenes coaching, and vocal pedagogy.
  • Former manager of Shiley Theater, University of San Diego.
  • Former manager of the Peace and Justice Auditorium, University of San Diego.
  • Excellent with children and actors who act like children.

Selected Other Experience

  • Artistic Director, Really Spicy Opera, 2006-present
  • Co-Director, Morningside Theatre Company, 2017-present
  • Member, Schola Cantorum, Basilica of St. Mary (Minneapolis, MN), 2014-present
  • Bass Section Leader, Cathedral Choir, Basilica of St. Mary (Minneapolis, MN), 2014-present
  • Bass Section Leader, St. Cecilia’s (Boston, MA), 2012-2013
  • Scenes Coach, Boston University, 2007-2011
  • Assistant Director of Music, Catholic Center at Boston University, 2004-2008
  • Assistant Director of Music, Founder’s Chapel, University of San Diego, 2002-2003
  • Head of Chamber Instruments, Founder’s Chapel, University of San Diego, 2001-2002