Will Prapestis
Baritone, Virginia Best Adams Masterclass Fellow
Possessing a “resonant, beautiful” sound and heralded for his “expressive, florid" singing, Baritone Will Prapestis performs frequently as a soloist and ensemble member in the U.S. and Europe. He has had the pleasure of singing as a soloist and chorister with Boston Baroque, Emmanuel Music, Cantata Singers, Renaissance Men — of which he is a founding member — the Orpheus Singers, Exsultemus, BEMF, Cappella Clausura, Labyrinth Choir, Sound Icon, Monadnock Music Festival, Augmented, Copley Singers, Oriana Consort, Boston University Chamber Chorus, and the Fredonia College Choir. Recent highlights include Ben Budge in Britten’s The Beggar’s Opera with Emmanuel Music (June 2019), Baritone soloist in Carmina Burana with Seaglass Chorale in Kennebunk, Maine (April 2019), and King Charlemagne in Pippin with Music on Norway Pond, New Hampshire (February 2019). Will is also a very busy bass player, thoroughly active in the Boston and New York City Pop Music scenes, performing with as many as five bands as a bass guitarist, vocalist, writer, and arranger. He is also a highly-sought session artist. Will is a native of Elmira, NY, and he earned his Bachelor of Music in Performance at SUNY Fredonia. www.renmenmusic.com