Professional Chorister with WNO
Tenor, Darnell T. Roulhac is a native of Washington DC where he attended the Duke Ellington School of the Arts before receiving his Bachelor of Music degree in Voice Performance from The Boston Conservatory.
As a teacher, Darnell values dramatic interpretation and performance skills. A supportive presence, Darnell is a wonderful instructor for those who want to not only unlock their voice, but also grab hold of their potential as performing artists. Although a classical singer himself, Darnell is well-versed in popular music styles and loves working with all styles of music to best support his students’ goals.
Having been affiliated with world-renowned choirs, such as the DC Boys Choir and the Duke Ellington School of the Arts Show Choir, Darnell boasts countless performance credits and has garnered expertise from all over the world. Darnell has performed across the US and abroad, in such places as Germany, England, China, and France to name a few. Some of his favorite performance credits include performing as Gobin in La Rondine; Monostatos in Die Zauberflote;Ernest Diggle in Jerry Springer the Opera; Benvolio in Roméo et Juliette; and Peppe in Ruggero Leoncavallo’s Il Pagliacci. A consummate professional performer, Darnell can currently be seen performing with the Washington National Opera.
Watch Darnell’s performance in our 2015 Summer Showcase here:
Facts about Darnell Roulhac -
Darnell is really wonderful. He works at my level, wherever I am, and is as invested in my progress as I am. The customer service is really good. Every time I'm confused or need help, someone is there to assist. - Kita G., adult Voice
I'm not the easiest of people to work with because I am extremely hard on myself. Darnell does a great job at keeping me calm and helping me to mentally picture what I need to do to enable my voice to be free. - Darian H., adult Voice
Darnell is absolutely wonderful! He was focused on making sure I understood the instructions, he provided such helpful feedback, and was encouraging. I’ve already noticed a difference in the quality of my voice after my first lesson and am looking forward to continuing my lessons with Darnell! -Abel J., adult Voice