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Richard Teaster - Sweeney Todd



Biography

RICHARD TEASTER (Sweeney Todd) is a Lecturer in the University of Pittsburgh's Department of Music, where he teaches voice and also directs the University of Pittsburgh Men's Glee Club. Mr. Teaster has been a featured soloist locally with such groups as Chatham Baroque, the Bach Choir of Pittsburgh, and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. He has sung leading operatic roles with Aspen Opera Theater, Ash Lawn Highlands Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, and Opera Theater of Pittsburgh. Mr. Teaster also teaches and coaches in the CMU Drama Department, where he works frequently with musical theater majors and music directs the Friday night cabarets.