Hailed as a “Scene-stealer...with a knack for staying in character even when he isn’t the center of attention,” as well as “Vocally the most promising singer...with an assured and stylish technique.” by the Guardian Newspaper for his interpretation of Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Stephen Mumbert is currently an Adjunct Professor of Voice at Rollins College as well as Seminole State College and maintains a private voice studio here in Orlando FL. He is a graduate of Stetson University where he holds a B.M. in voice performance, and he also holds an M.M. in opera from The Boston Conservatory.
Recent performances include singing Khan Kontchak from Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances in Steinmetz Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Bass Soloist for the Winter Park Bach Society’s Classic Christmas Concert which was filmed and aired on PBS this past Christmas, a concert of Handel’s Vespers with the Bach Vocal Artists, Mozart’s Requiem with the Riverside Community Chorale and Orchestra as well as with the Dakota Valley Symphony (broadcast on Twin Cities Public Television), Handel’s Messiah with the Messiah Choral Society, First Presbyterian Church of Orlando, and Space Coast Symphony Orchestra, Jesus in Bach’s St Matthew Passion, BWV 90, and Faure’s Requiem with the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park, Adam in Haydn’s Creation with Orlando Sings, the Doctor in the Death of Ivan Ilych, Count Monterone in Rigoletto, Actor 8 in a tour of All is Calm, as well as Marco in Gianni Schicchi all with Opera Orlando, and a new opera project performing the lead roles of Guildenstern in
Herschel Garfein’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead and Hopkins in Robert Aldridge's Sister
Carrie staged with the respective Grammy award winning composers in residence. Upcoming local performances include singing as bass soloist for Bach’s B Minor Mass in Steinmetz Hall with Orlando Sings, Bach’s Magnificat and Voices of Light with the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park, and Bass soloist in Considering Matthew Shepard with Orlando Sings/Solaria Singers at the Dr. Phillips Center. Stephen is thrilled and honored to be returning to join the Villages Philharmonic!