Brady Walsh


Brady Walsh was most recently the Associate Director of the Metropolitan Opera’s Laffont Competition, evaluating singers across the country and in auditions at the Met for the last six years. He previously held positions in the artistic department of the Santa Fe Opera and the managerial department of Opus 3 Artists. He is an experienced educator with degrees in Music Education and Music Business from the Crane School of Music. His teaching and speaking engagements have included the Manhattan School of Music, New England Conservatory, Mannes School of Music, Opera Saratoga, The National Association for Teachers of Singing (NATS), The University of North Dakota, Crane School of Music, and more. He has produced voice competitions internationally, including the Queen Sonja International Music Competition and CCM’s Corbett Competition, and was named a special guest at the inaugural Nicola Martinucci International Vocal Competition.

Brady is currently the Artistic Director of Carpe Diem Theater in Round Lake, NY, where he was previously the Music Director from 2011-2014. He now oversees all their productions, develops workshops with visiting teaching artists for their ROOTS series, and directs their Ten4Ten+ intensive for students ages 16-22. As an actor, he has performed leading roles with regional and community theaters in the New York City area. Additionally, Brady has completed a course of study in libretto writing through Einhorn School of Performing Arts and gone on to write an original full-length musical about Georgia O’Keeffe (The Artist) currently in development with collaborator Hannah Corneau.

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