Dr. Randall UmsteadAssociate Professor of Voice
Chair, Division of Vocal Studies
School of Music
One Bear Place #97408
Waco TX 76798-7408
Phone: (254) 710-3661
Fax: (254) 710-1191
Randall Umstead, tenor, is an Associate Professor and Director of the Division of Vocal Studies at Baylor University. He received his education at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (DMA and MM) as a student of Barbara Honn, and Oklahoma Baptist University (BM). Twice a fellow at Tanglewood, he has performed extensively as an operatic and concert singer in the US, Europe, and South Africa. Largely now focused on baroque, classical, and contemporary works, he has appeared as a soloist with the Flagstaff Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony, Colorado Bach Ensemble, Kwazulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Bach Societies of Houston and Dayton. Dr. Umstead serves as Treasurer-Registrar for Texoma NATS and is President of the DFW chapter of NATS. He also was a quarterfinalist in the 2010 International Vocal Competition's-Hertogenbosch and a finalist in the American Bach Society's 5th Biennial Vocal Competition.