Jan Michael Kliewer

Jan Michael Kliewer

Jan Michael Kliewer is in his twentieth year teaching music at Northwest College, in Powell, Wyoming. He is engaged in teaching voice, music theory and conducting the Northwest College Choir.
Jan is an active baritone soloist in both concert and opera. He has performed professionally with the Robert Page Singers, Cleveland Orchestra Chorus and the Kansas City Choral Art Ensemble. As a soloist he has recently performed with the Casper Chorale and Orchestra, the Cheyenne Chamber Singers and Orchestra, the Northwest Civic Orchestra and Chorus, the Wyoming Symphony, the Billings Symphony, the Rimrock Opera of Billings, and the Helena Symphony. He has performed roles from L’elisir d'amore, The Medium, The Telephone, The Merry Widow, Don Giovanni, Carmen, La Traviata, Madame Butterfly and Sweeney Todd. In 2004 he sang in the premier performance of Nosferatu, a new opera by Alva Henderson. As a student of voice he has studied with Noriko Fugi Paukert, Elizabeth Unis Chesko, Pauline Thesmacher, Dallas Draper and Inci Bashar.
Jan is also an active conductor. His conducting pedigree includes work with Ernest Hisey, Robert Page, Eph Ehly, and Bev Henson. He has served as a clinician and adjudicator throughout the region.
 




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