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Mike Fay Hosts
The Tenors Welcome Newest Tenor Stephen Barner

Sunday, August 9th, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
St. Theresa Church in Rye, NH

$20 per person, tables of eight for $140
Purchase tickets in the lobby of St. Theresa after Mass
or by calling Mike Fay at 978-476-6053

Talented artists will perform classic Italian areas and
sacred songs and a special New England Tenors salute
to Broadway's best loved musicals!

The event is open to the public and all are welcome.
Concert goers will be treated to an "Ice Cream Social"
at intermission. Prizes for winners of the
Ladies Hat Parade and best table decorations!





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of Jeffrey Hartman singing Nessun Dorma and the tenors onstage and behind the scenes!



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  John Middleton-Cox is originally from Northern New York. He attended the Crane School of Music and The Boston Conservatory. He studied voice with Sheila Fiumarello and Iride Pilla. As a classical tenor, John has performed various professional roles from Dr. Blind in Die Fledermaus to the Duke in Patience. Some of his favorite performing venues have been Jordan Hall, the Emerson Majestic, and The Old North Church.

Mr. Middleton-Cox is an all-around musician. He has composed and produced an original musical, orchestrated for The Thayer Symphony orchestra, accompanied professional singers, and conducted professional pit orchestras. He has collaborated with Broadway Actor/Director Russell Garrett. He was featured in a Musical Theatre symposium at Berklee College of Music. John has served as an adjudicator for the Mass Bay Music Festivals, Great East Music Festival, and the Massachusetts Music Educators District Chorus.

Some of his proudest moments have been conducting his students at Fenway Park and bringing his students to perform at Carnegie Hall. John is The Performing Arts Director for the Burlington Public Schools and currently lives in North Andover where he is the Director of Music at the North Parish Unitarian Universalist Church.
  Damien Corcoran, 37, resides in Amesbury, MA with his beautiful wife, Beth, and two youngins - Joseph, 10, and Kit, 8. Damien received a BA in Music from Rutgers University in 1996. He was a member of Rutgers Opera Workshop for five years, performed with the Amato Opera Company in NYC for 2 seasons, sang with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus of Boston for one year, and has performed a capella at several Italian restaurants in New Jersey and Massachusetts in the past (almost) 20 years. Locally Damien is the lead man for the Irish-flavored rock band "Demijon Music Clan." In his spare time he likes to do shows with his wife and daughter with some of the North Shore's community theatre groups. For a daytime gig, Damien pilots a desk in a cube in a government building in Boston - all day, every day. Thank goodness for music on the weekends!  
  Jeffrey Hartman is a native of Anderson, Indiana, and 2011 Wagner Society of New York Award winner will be making his debut with Lyric Opera of Chicago in January-March 2015 as Cavaradossi in TOSCA. Mr. Hartman made his international debut with Musica Viva Hong Kong in January 2013 in the roles of Canio in I PAGLIACCI and Turiddu in CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA with great success. Following this, he made his Central American debut in Costa Rica with Compania Lirica in June 2013 in the role of Canio in I PAGLIACCI and Turiddu in CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA. He returned to Hong Kong in December 2013 to sing the role of il duca di Mantova in RIGOLETTO and had a great success. He has sung with Boston Lyric Opera and Lowell House Opera as Cavaradossi in TOSCA following a successful run of Calaf in TURANDOT with Lowell House Opera. Mr. Hartman is also an advocate for awareness of Huntington’s Disease and ALS, and he frequently performs at fund-raising events and concerts.

Mr. Hartman, attended Anderson University and Ball State University in Indiana and currently studies with Andrea Del Giudice. Mr. Hartman was the 2011 Wagner Society of New York Award Winner. He began his career in music with the Indianapolis Opera and then the Sarasota Opera and has traveled and performed internationally, including Musica Viva Hong Kong, Compania Lirica, Opera Tampa, Bowen Park Opera, Dicapo Opera Theatre, National Lyric Opera, Coro Lirico, New Jersey Verismo, New York Metro Vocal Arts Ensemble, Golden Fleece Ltd, Westside Opera Society, Lowell House Opera, Connecticut Lyric Opera, Berks Opera Theatre, Long Island Opera, Mercury Opera (Edmonton, Canada), Vista Lirica and the Chamber Philharmonia of New York. He will be sang his first Beethoven’s 9th with Brown University in March 2012 and Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly with Sugar Creek Festival in Illinois in August 2012. His voice has been described as "...exciting, exhilarating and tremendous," "...a voice that will go far," and " impressively robust voice" with "ring and stamina." Jeffrey does a number of benefit concerts raising funds and awareness for such important causes as Huntington’s disease, HIV/AIDS and especially ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease, in memory of his brother). Mr. Hartman’s upcoming events, audio and video clips can be found on his website at
  Tenor Joseph Holmes has performed with opera companies and symphony orchestras throughout the United States including the Cleveland Orchestra, Central City Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, Cleveland Opera, Colorado Symphony, Lyric Opera Cleveland, Glens Falls Symphony, Oberlin Opera, Orchestra of Indian Hill, Commonwealth Opera, Opera Providence, Opera Boston, New England Conservatory Opera and Boston Bel Canto Opera in productions including The Rake's Progress, La Boheme, Die Fledermaus, Rigoletto, Otello, Lucia di Lammermoor, Cendrillon, Curlew River, The Turn of the Screw, The Magic Flute, Don Pasquale, Lucrezia Borgia, The Mikado, Paul Bunyan, Aida and Madama Butterfly. Joseph received his B.M. from Oberlin Conservatory and his M.M. from New England Conservatory. He is a recipient of the Handel and Haydn Society’s Barbara E. Maze Award, Central City Opera's John Moriarty Award, and was a regional semi-finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. He made his European debut in Tiranë, Albania in a nationally televised concert at the Palace of Congresses. For more information, please visit  
  Giovanni Formisano. Tenor Giovanni Formisano's most recent roles include the young gypsy in S. Rachmaninoff’s Aleko with the Commonwealth Lyric Theatre, Camille in F. Lehar's "The Merry Widow" with Opera Providence and Rodolfo in G. Puccini's "La Boheme" with Boston Opera Collaborative. Mr. Formisano's past roles include soloist in "Beethoven 9th Symphony" with Amherst College in Amherst MA, (Nemorino) in G. Donizzetti's Elisir D'amore with Center City Opera in Philadelphia and Opera del West, (Arturo) in G. Donizzetti's Lucia di Lammermoor with Commonwealth Opera, (Cavaradossi) in G. Puccini's Tosca with the Lowell House Opera, (Pong) in G. Puccini's Turandot with the Connecticut Grand Opera and Lowell House Opera, (Spoletta) in G. Puccini's Tosca with the Cape Cod Opera and (Ruggero) in G. Puccini's La Rondine with the Longy School of Music. Mr. Formisano has participated in programs such as the Key West Symphony program directed by Donna Roll and the New York summer opera scenes directed by Joshua Greene, assistant director of the Metropolitan Opera House.  
  Stefan Michael Barner is quickly gaining recognition in the lyric tenor repertoire. Recently finishing his second year as a Studio Artist with Tulsa Opera, Mr. Barner played both leading and comprimario roles in Tulsa’s mainstage productions including Frank Shallard in Aldridge's Elmer Gantry, Don Curzio in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, and Remendado in Bizet’s Carmen. Mr. Barner also sang the title role of Jay Gatsby in Tulsa Opera Studio’s production of Harbison’s The Great Gatsby. Mr. Barner will return to Tulsa in February of 2015 to sing the role of Tybalt in Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette.

Mr. Barner has previously performed with a number of opera companies across the United States and abroad including Nashville Opera, Knoxville Opera, Opera Columbus, Glimmerglass Opera, Greater Worcester Opera, Boston Midsummer Opera, Monadnock Music Festival, and Des Moines Metro Opera. Notable international performances include a return to the Glimmerglass Festival in 2012 as Jacey Squires in the company’s touring production of Meredith Wilson's The Music Man performing at the Royal Opera House in Muscat, Oman. Mr. Barner made his international debut in 2009 singing B. F. Pinkerton in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly with La Musica Lirica in Novafeltria, Italy.

Mr. Barner also enjoys being active on the oratorio stage. Recent performances include Handel’s Messiah with Bartlesville Choral Society with the Signature Strings where he was last seen as the tenor soloist in Orff's Carmina Burana. This December he will be the tenor soloist with the New Bedford Choral Society performing Haydn’s Missa Sancti Nicoali and in the new year Mr. Barner will be the tenor soloist with the Back Bay Chorale singing Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis.

A native of Oskaloosa, Iowa, Mr. Barner has been selected numerous times as a finalist in both the NATS and MTNA Iowa competitions. Mr. Barner was awarded second place in the Baru Atlanta Competition in 2009 and in 2010 was a winner at the Metropolitan National Council Auditions, East Tennessee district. For more information, please visit