Errik Hood

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Errik Hood

Adjunct Faculty, Voice

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Baritone Errik M. Hood, a Dayton, Ohio native, 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 Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Dayton Philharmonic Concert Band, Lebanon Symphony Orchestra, Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra, Gallion 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: Germont in La Traviata (abridged), Motorcycle Cop/1st 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: Messiah (Handel), Mass in C (Schubert), Missa Brevis in A (J.S. Bach), Judas Maccabaeus (Handel), German Requiem (Brahms), Petite Messe Sollenelle (Rossini), Messe di Gloria (Puccini), Te Deum (Bruckner), and Kindertotenlieder (Mahler).

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 Northern Kentucky University, Wright State University, The Ohio State University, Northwestern University, and is currently on the faculty of the University of Dayton.


  • Doctor of Musical Arts, The Ohio State University
  • Master of Music, The Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University
  • Bachelor of Music, Wright State University