Past Board Members

Matthew Peckham

Co-Founder, Former Director of Marketing and Development

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Matthew Peckham is a Chicago-based singer and actor. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (BM 2012), and the Chicago College of Performing Arts (MM 2015), he has performed in operas, musicals, and choruses in numerous venues across the United States. His performances have been described by critics as "facile," "fresh," and "inspired." 

As a frequent performer of new music, Matthew has worked with many living composers on projects including the world premieres of Rootabaga Stories, by Yvonne Freckman, and Jonathan Hannau's Pierrot Songs. Other collaborators include Erik Lindsay, Ross Crean, Paul Winchester, Ezra Donner, and Chappell Kingsland. 

Last season included performances as Chris in the Chicago world premiere edition of Cosmic Ray and the Amazing Chris with Thompson Street Opera, Laurie in Little Women with the Chicago Vocal Arts Consortium,  and Strephon in Iolanthe with the Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company. Upcoming roles include Ferrando in Così fan tutte with Transgressive Theatre-Opera and Jacob in Uncle Alex with Thompson Street Opera.

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