B i o g r a p h y

Chris Dudley (countertenor), has been a soloist with numerous groups including the Washington Bach Consort, the Handel Choir of Baltimore, the Washington National Cathedral, the Washington Choral Arts Society, the Georgetown University Concert Choir, & the Chapel Hill Community Chorus, the Norfolk Chamber Consort, the New Dominion Chorale, the Brattleboro Concert Choir, the Fort Washington Community Chorus, the Deer Creek Chorale and at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.


"One of many upsides was countertenor Chris Dudley. His straight-tone voice, with an effortless if not otherworldly patina, could have filled two auditoriums." Alfred Thigpen - The Washington Post.

2014-2015 solo engagements include Bach’s, “Mass in b-minor” with the Washington Bach Consort, the Bach rendition of Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, “Psalm 51 BWV 1083” with the Norfolk Chamber Consort, and Vivaldi, “Salve Regina”, for Orchestra and Countertenor,” with the Washington College Orchestra.

Chris has BA in Music from the University of East Anglia, and is a graduate of the Masters of Music, Performance & Pedagogy Program of the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins.
 
Mr. Dudley is a Professor & Music Lecturer at Washington College in Chestertown, MD.  He is also the Artistic Director of The District Eight, a group of eight singers, who perform music of all genres.


Outside of singing, Chris is a Life Member EMT & ambulance driver with the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad, has a full-time teaching studio and is a Realtor along with his Wife, at Long & Foster. For more information, please visit his websites: thedistricteight.org / dudleyalto.com / dudleyvocalstudio.com / dudleyrealtor.com .