Plant is playing the role of The Veteran in Spare A Dime, ironically following his recent appearance as a WWI soldier in Opera Philadelphia's production of Silent Night. Plant appears as both countertenor and baritone throughout the country, performing with organizations including Opera Philadelphia (pictured), New York City Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati May Festival, Dayton Opera, Amherst Early Music Festival, Northern Lights Music Festival, Philadelphia Classical Symphony, Philadelphia Ancient Voices, Voces Novae et Antiquae, Piffaro, Jim Thorpe Bach Festival, and in the touring ensembles of Michael Crawford, Russell Watkins, and Barbra Streisand. Plant’s presentations on African-American spirituals have been featured in state, regional and international conferences, and his articles have appeared in Classical Singer Magazine and the National Association of Teachers of Singing Journal of Singing. His conducting, renaissance harp playing, solo and choral singing are featured on the recent CD “Magdalene and the Other Mary: Songs of Holy Women,” distributed by Church Music Publishing. Plant holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Wittenberg University, Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Choral Conducting from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. He has served on the voice faculties of Sinclair College and Humboldt State University of California. Now in the nineteenth year of his appointment at Rowan University, he has served as coordinator of the vocal/choral division, and conductor of the Rowan University Chamber and Concert Choirs, and Collegium Musicum (early music ensemble). His choirs have appeared throughout the region and three times at Carnegie Hall.
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