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  • Errik Hood

    Errik Hood

    Music

    Assistant Professor

    Contact Information

    Office Location: FA 208B

    Phone: (435) 797-6374
    Email: errik.hood@usu.edu

    Office Hours: By appointment

    Dr. Errik M. Hood, baritone, has appeared professionally with Madison Opera, Dayton Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Opera Columbus, Opera Project Columbus, Chautauqua Opera, and Opera New Jersey, as well as with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra, Gallion Community Orchestra, Yellow Springs Community Orchestra, Capriccio Vocal Ensemble, Bach Society of Dayton, and with resident orchestras of Northwestern University, The Ohio State University, Wright State University, and Northern Kentucky University.

    Recent operatic engagements include: Monatano in Otello, Motorcycle Cop/First Guard in Jake Heggie's Dead Man Walking, Melchior in Amahl and the Night Visitors (Menotti), Simone in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, Escamillo in Carmen (Bizet, abridged), Cardinal/Priest in Galileo Galilei (Phillip Glass), Ford in Falstaff (Verdi), and Figaro in both John Corgiliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles and Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro.

    Recent concert engagements include: Mass In G (Schubert), Requiem (Faure), Magnificat (Bach), Mass in A (Bach), Mass in C (Schubert), Judas Maccabaeus (Handel), German Requiem (Brahms), Petite Messe Sollenelle (Rossini), Messe di Gloria (Puccini), Te Deum (Bruckner), Kindertotenlieder (Mahler), and Messiah (Handel).

    Dr. Hood's writings have been featured in Classical Singer and The Ivor Gurney Society Journal.

    Dr. Hood holds a Bachelor of Music from Wright State University, a Master of Music from The Bienen School of Music of Northwestern University, and the Doctor of Musical Arts from The Ohio State University.  Dr. Hood has taught voice at the University of Dayton, Northern Kentucky University, Wright State University, The Ohio State University, Northwestern University, and is currently Assistant Professor of Music and Voice Are Head at Utah State University.