Ken Querns Langley - Tenor

Dr. Ken Querns-Langely is a Bel Canto specialist tenor with 16 roles including: Don Ottavio, Belmonte, Tamino, Almaviva, Idreno, title roles Roberto Devereux, La Clemenza di Tito & Otello (Rossini), roles in restored keys: Elvino Sonnambula & Percy Anna Bolena and adding Maria Stuarda, Mose, Elisabetta & Guillaume Tell.

He has a PhD in classical vocal pedagogy, bel canto historical performance practice and the reconstruction of historical singing practice. He has performed over 30 productions of opera & musical theatre, 20 master classes, recitals and concerts.

He created the role of Bartholomew in the world premiere of Copernicus and Curley in the regional premiere of Carlisle Floyd’s Of Mice and Men. Ken received academic and vocal prizes totally over $60k. He served as voice department chair, music director & professor of acting at the Pennsylvania School of the Performing Arts, and has 15 years teaching experience at his International Bel Canto Vocal Studio with students in Japan, Denmark, Lebanon, India, the UK and America. Ken is the founder and General Director of the London Bel Canto Festival.