Scott Stauffer, Bass-Baritone, is a second year Masters student at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music. Scott graduated from Capital University Conservatory of Music with a B.M. in Vocal Performance. Upcoming in 2013 Scott will be appearing on the IU Opera Theater stage as Johann in Werther. Scott sang the title role in Le nozze di Figaro with Opera NEO, in the summer of 2013 . In 2012 Scott performed as Rev. Olin Blitch in Capital University's Production of Susannah, under the baton of Grammy Award winner Bill Boggs. He also recorded voice overs for SoulFire Software, on their newly released "Septipus Domine" video game on the Xbox360. Making his premiere on the Musical Arts Center stage with Indiana University, he portrayed the comedic role of Baron Zeta, in a revamped production of Lehar's The Merry Widow. Mr. Stauffer's 2011 highlights include, 3rd place at the Italian-American Competition, participant in Columbus Zoo's Go Wild! for the Arts, Frank Maurrant in Kurt Weill's Street Scene (Capital Univ.), once again under Bill Boggs, Semi-finalist at the Orpheus Vocal Competition, and part of the Vocal Internship Program with Opera Columbus in which Scott performed select scenes from Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro, also under Boggs. Scott was also the bass section leader and soloist for All Saints Lutheran Church in Worthington, OH. For them he performed numerous solo's such as Handel's Chandos anthem No. 9, Schubert's Mass in G, Pergolesi's Magnificant. Scott has studied under Brian Banion (Capital Univ.), and currently Prof. Timothy Noble (Indiana Univ.).