On Sunday, April 14th at 3 p.m., TSHOMBE SELBY will perform at the Phelps Mansion Museum during its Chamber Concert Series at 191 Court Street in Binghamton.
Tshombe received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Performance from Elizabeth City State University where he excelled as tenor soloist in the University Choir. In the spring of 2013 Tshombe was invited to apprentice with Nico Castel and Carol Castel of the New York Opera Studio. He moved to New York in the fall of 2013. He made his solo Carnegie Hall debut in the Stein Auditorium in February of 2015 as tenor soloist with DCINY. Among the roles Selby has performed are: King Kasper in Amal and the Night Visitors ; Count Almaviva in Barber of Seville and Lensky in Eugene Onegin; the Duke in Rigoletto and Alfred in Die Fledermaus. Selby is honored to lend his voice to the Poor Peoples Campaign a national call for moral revival and has sung with the movement to crowds of 90,000. In the summer of 2018 Tshombe enjoyed performing the role of Romeo in “City Workers In Love”, the role of Tony in McNally’s “Master Class” and the role of the Priest in the “Arctic Flute” the Company’s version of “Magic Flute” giving nod to indigenous peoples of Canada. . Selby finished his summer in Kiev Ukraine to coach with Dr. Violetta Zabbi and perform a series of concerts. February of 2019 saw Tshombe back North Carolina to perform the role of Alfredo in “La Traviata” – the first opera ever to be produced on the Outer Banks. Mr Selby studies voice with Ms. Carol Castel and coaches with an esteemed team of music and diction professionals from the Metropolitan Opera Music Staff and the Juilliard School.
Admission is $20 for the general public, $15 for members and seniors, and $5 for students with I.D. Children 12 and younger are free. For more information, please call (607) 722-4873 or email email@example.com. Tickets at the door or by calling
This program is made possible in part by a grant from the United Cultural Fund, a program of the Broome County Arts Council, and with public funds from the Chenango Art’s Council’s Decentralization Program, a re-grant program of the NYS Council on the Arts, with support from Governor Cuomo and the NYS Legislature. Additional support for Broome County provided by the Stewart W. & Willma C. Hoyt Foundation.