Marty Heresniak, B.M., M.M

VOICE TEACHER

79 Hudson Heights
Ithaca, NY 14850-3869

voxnaturalis@alumni.ithaca.edu
607-272-2892

member
National Association of Teachers of Singing

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Carl Gutekunst

PERFORMING ARTS EXPERIENCE

ACTING/SINGING

Montfleury, Duenna, et al., Cyrano de Bergerac. 7
His Imperialness, The Emperor's New Clothes. 1
Frank, Die Fledermaus. 2
Sergeant/Prosecutor, The Wind in the Willows. 2
Bob, The Old Maid and the Thief. 3
Monterone, Rigoletto. 4
Title Role, Elijah. 12

STAGE

The Ghost, Hamlet25
Frank, Educating Rita. 5
Marley's Ghost, A Christmas Carol 6
(Israel Horowitz version).
Richard Miller, 6 Rms Riv Vu. 6
Jerry, Zoo Story. 8
Tom Jones, Tom Jones. 8

DIRECTING

Composer, Arranger, Music Director for Hamlet 25
Musik Direktor 9
Chapter Two 10
Natalie Needs a Nightie 10
The Belle of Amherst 11
Stuffings 6
Barefoot in the Park 11


STAGE DESIGN

A Night in Vienna, 9
NYS Sängerbund Convention
Chapter Two 10
Natalie Needs a Nightie 10
Little Foxes 6
The Belle of Amherst 11
Barefoot in the Park 11

FILM

God, Homeless Man, Clownation 27
The Doctor, The Rapist 28
Orchestra Conductor, The Music School Movie 24
Dr. Rice, Rice Dental 21
Mr. Johnson, Belongings 22
Chorus Man, Under the Sun23
Gustav Thibon, The Unoccupied Zone 20
Eric's Dad, Dead. 13
Dream Father, Waiting for the Past 14
Father, Ordinary Life 15
Systems Engineer, Training Film 17

SINGING

SOLO

Baritone Soloist
18
Substitute Soloist
19
Die schöne Müllerin, New York State Tour
Solo Lieder Recitals 9, 12, 16

ENSEMBLE

Cornell University Chorale,
Cayuga Chamber Orchestra Chorus,
CappelIa Festiva Chamber Choir,
Jazz-Rock Ensemble (Vocal Jazz)
12

SPECIAL TALENTS

VOICE TEACHER:

Specializing in non-classical repertory
and restorative techniques


SINGING:

Classical training but in recovery. It's okay now, really.
Eb2 to G4. Lyric baritone with some low bass notes coming on.
Opera to Jazz.


CHORUS MASTER:

Primary to adult ensembles,
developing healthy tone, blend, & balance.


ACTING:

My days as a romantic lead are over, but I'm great for character roles.
Starting to love doing Shakespeare.
Some dialects.


PIANO:

Once accomplished in romantic/classical repertory; developing decent jazz comping chops

DANCE:

Have not studied,
but last choreographer says I've got
it,
whatever that means.


LANGUAGE:

Rusty/fluent in French,
French/German can be mistaken as native.


WRITING:

Music/Opera/Theatre Critic
for Ithaca Journal, Grapevine, Poughkeepsie Joumal.


Extensive experience in graphics,
copy writing, printing trades.


STATS

6'3" 280#
Receding grey hair currently shaved head
Full white/grey beard
Blue eyes


PRODUCTION COMPANIES / AFFILIATIONS

Gaspar/Dodge Productions1
Ithaca Opera Association2
Hudson Valley Opera Company3
Hudson Valley Opera Workshop4
ECA Productions/Wintergreen Dinner Theatre (VA)5
County Players (NY)6
Hangar Theatre7
Arlington High School8
Germania Singing Society 9
Valley Theatre Company (NY)10
Stissing Mountain Players11
Ithaca College12
A Phil Shafran Film13
Mad Cow Films/Bang Head Here Productions14
A Dunfee-Childers Production15
NYS Empire State Plaza Summer Music Series16
Lockheed Martin Systems lntegration17
Reformed Church of Poughkeepsie18
First Church of Christ Scientist, Ithaca19
Polyvinyl Productions 20
Mansukhani Productions 21
A Tom Cznarty Film22
Sherri Kauk Productions 23
Jared's Movies24
Red Bull Players [now Ithaca Shakespeare Company]25
Creator of Art26
Jason Turer27