Robert McNichols, Jr.
, baritone, is a native of St. Louis, MO.He currently serves as the Assistant Director of Education for the Lyric Opera of Kansas City where he has performed Big Bad Wolfgang in Little Red Riding Hood, Marcus in Somebody's Children, and York in Dream of the Pacific.Mr. McNichols is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and has performed several opera roles with them including Papageno in Die Zauberflöte, Lescaut in Manon, Guglielmo in Così fan tutte, and Harlekin in Ariadne auf Naxos.
More recent performing engagements for Mr. McNichols
include being the baritone soloist with the Kansas City Metro District #3 Elementary Honor Choir, Count Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro with the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music
, Bob Cratchit in A Gilbert and Sullivan Christmas Carol with the Kansas City Civic Opera, and Baritone soloist in Handel's Messiah with the Pembroke School