Paul Spencer Adkins


A winner of the First Luciano Pavarotti International Voice Competition, Paul Spencer Adkins is a leading tenor with opera companies and orchestras throughout the United States and abroad.  He made his New York debut at Lincoln Center in the title role of Virgil Thomson's Lord Byron. Mr. Adkins also produced and starred in the PBS television special "The Musical Legacy of Roland Hayes".  Paralleling his work on stage and in the classroom, Adkins works to create uplifting dialogues on cultural diversity in the workplace and centers of learning. He is a graduate of West Virginia University, the University of the Arts and The Academy of Vocal Arts.