Orchestra Seattle | Seattle Chamber Singers
George Shangrow, music director
PO Box 15825
Seattle, WA 98115



Tenor Howard Fankhauser is a frequent soloist with ensembles throughout the Northwest, including OSSCS, Northwest Sinfonietta, Northwest Chamber Orchestra, Seattle Youth Symphony, Early Music Guild, Tacoma Symphony, Bremerton Symphony, Lake Chelan Bach Feste, Opus7, Choral Arts Northwest, Everett Symphony and Tacoma City Ballet.  Earlier this season he was heard in concerts with Opus7, with Choral Arts and in Vocal Music for Advent at St. James Cathedral, where he will also be featured in the Gala New Year's Eve Concert. Later this season Mr. Fankhauser will be featured soloist in concert with Opus7 and in concerts with St. James Cathedral in Venice, Florence and Rome. In May he will be heard in the Carter Family Marionettes opera production of The Tragedy of Tragedy, or, the Life and Death of Tom Thumb.

During the past several seasons Mr. Fankhauser has been heard in a number of performances with Orchestra Seattle and Seattle Chamber Singers, including Dvorák's Stabat mater, Handel's Hercules, Theodora, Israel in Egypt and Messiah, Mozart's Requiem, Bach's Mass in B minor and various cantatas, and Robert Kechley's Frail Deeds. His solo CD, The Cathedral Tenor, has been reviewed by the Seattle Times, who noted that "Fankhauser's beautiful, unforced sound and his superb sense of musical style make his singing a consistent pleasure." Mr. Fankhauser is Cathedral Soloist at St. James Cathedral.

Recent performances:
Winter Baroque