Louisiana native Chad Boudreaux (lyric tenor) made his stage debut as Fenton in Verdi’s Falstaff. Later that same year he sang the title role in Benjamin Britten’s Albert Herring with the Des Moines Metro Opera. He proudly made his New York City debut as Sultan Soliman in Mozart’s Zaide.
He has sung with New Orleans Opera, Tulsa Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Opera Memphis, Natchez Opera, Opera SouthWest, Ashville Lyric Opera, Light Opera Oklahoma, Baton Rouge Opera, The Masterworks Festival Opera, Jacksonville Symphony Opera and the Acadiana Symphony and Christian Arts, Inc.
Leading roles include Tamino in The Magic Flute, Rodolfo in La Bohème, Alfredo in La Traviata, Ferrando in Cosi fan Tutte, Camille in The Merry Widow, Steurmann in Die Fliegende Holländer, Mr. Angel in The Impresario, Spoletta in Tosca, Remendado in Carmen, The Philistine Messenger in Samson et Dalila and Sam in The Ballad of Baby Doe and John the Beloved in the Canadian concert debut of Jerome Hines’ opera, I Am the Way.
On the operetta stage, he has performed Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance, Nanki-Poo in The Mikado, Phillipe in Romberg’s The New Moon, and Joseph in the Christmas musical, Joseph, the Carpenter.
He has appeared as soloist with professional choirs and orchestras performing such works as Haydn Lord Nelson Mass, Händel Messiah, Mozart Requiem and Missa Solemnis, Dubois Seven Last Words of Christ, Schubert Mass in C and Mass in G, and Puccini Messa di Gloria.
He is an adjunct professor at the University of Louisiana School of Music. In addition to teaching, he has served various roles in church leadership in New York, New Jersey and Louisiana. Currently, he is on staff at First Baptist Church in Crowley, LA, where he directs music arts and communications.
Chad enjoys working with his wife, soprano Dawn Boudreaux, in coaching, teaching voice and directing stage performance techniques.