Dr. Keith Brautigam
Baritone - Professor of Voice
"An amazing teacher and mentor" - Emily M
"A nurturing teaching style that encourages confidence in one’s voice" - Ashlee B
"Outstanding training...tremendous growth with Dr. Brautigam" - Pearl S
Having served as a professional singer and twice-tenured full professor of voice at both secular and Christian universities throughout the mid-west, Dr. Brautigam now resides and operates his vocal studio in Franklin, Tennessee.
Having taught voice for over three decades, his students have sung lead roles in many of the world's leading opera houses, also utilizing their training in university voice positions, secondary education classrooms, community theaters, vocal production companies, voice and recording studios, missions organizations, music therapy careers, and church positions throughout the US and abroad.
Keith Brautigam received his Master of Music and Doctor of Music degrees in vocal performance from the renowned Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. He is a critically acclaimed opera and oratorio singer
teaching a vocal technique that serves not only those who are seeking the highest classical achievement, but also in genres ranging from musical theater to country and pop.
"Dr. Brautigam challenges each of his students to use their strengths to improve their weaknesses. He is constantly striving for excellence in each voice; every exercise, assignment, and repertoire choice embodies a certain goal for each student. In addition...not only is he a teacher, he is a "friend" to all of his students."
Jennifer Rowley, Metropolitan Opera International Soprano and former student
Schaunard in La bohème
with Cleveland Opera
"The evening's most moving musical testimony"
"...an ardor that injects his voice with heightened pliancy and diction."
"Brautigam's cavernous baritone was superb, rich, expressive, flexible and perfectly in tune."
Germont in La Traviata with Chautauqua Opera