Dennis Arrowsmith currently performs in Houston Grand Opera’s touring educational program
Opera to Go! as well as a chorister in main stage productions.
He appeared in many shows from high school in Atlanta, Georgia through college at Rice University,
including Jack in Into The Woods, Malvolio in Twelfth Night,
Anthony in Sweeney Todd, Carl Olsen in Street Scene and
Bartolo in Le nozze di Figaro.
He has also performed with Houston’s new ensembles Opera Vista as the Gaoler in
Amy Beach’s Cabildo (both in town and also in the actual
Cabildo in New Orleans) and Divergence Vocal Theater as Eros in The 10th Muse.
During the summers Dennis has attended the Seagle Music Colony, the Aspen Music Festival; and
with the Houston Gilbert and Sullivan society he has sung
Giuseppe in The Gondoliers, The Sergeant of Police in The Pirates of Penzance,
and Archibald Grosvenor in Patience.
As a church musician, he has enjoyed solo work in the Requiems of Brahms and Faure as well as
Haydn’s The Creation and is a staff singer at St Thomas' Episcopal Church.
He completed undergraduate studies in vocal performance at Rice University under Kathleen Kaun.