Toby Vaughn Kidd | Bass-Baritone
Toby received his B.M. and M.M. in Vocal Performance degrees from Northern Arizona University, where he studied under the vocal instruction of Dr. Judith Cloud. As a student he was very active with NAU Opera, Shrine of the Ages choir, and founded the Student NATS chapter, serving as president for two years. Toby made his professional debut as a concert soloist with the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Bach’s Mass in B Minor and is regularly sought after as a performer throughout the Southwest. He is a staff singer and member of the Cathedral Choir at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral (Phoenix), performs with Arizona Opera Chorus, ArtSong Rising, Quadrivium, the Phoenix Chorale, and is a founding artist of Helios: a modern renaissance. Recently Toby appeared as a soloist on the Phoenix Chorale and Kansas City Chorale’s 2015 Grammy award winning recording Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil and as backup vocals on Nils Lofgren’s 2019 album Blue with Lou.