Ben Reisinger


Member of the Detroit Opera Resident Artist Program

Ben Reisinger is a baritone from Rochester, New York, living in Lansing, Michigan. Reisinger attended Michigan State University studying with Professor Mark Rucker. He also works with Laurie Feldman, stage director, teacher, and coach.  Reisinger is a two-time District of Michigan winner in the Metropolitan National Council Auditions and a two-time Encouragement Award winner and recipient of the Dr. David DiChiera award both in 2020 and 2021 in the Eastern Regional event. In 2017 he was the American Prize Award winner in Vocal Performance in the Collegiate Opera/Operetta division. He has performed many roles while studying at Michigan State University; notably, Ricky Ian Gordon’s Grapes of Wrath, coached by Ricky Ian Gordon. He was part of the Martina Arroyo Foundation’s “Prelude to Performance Program” in 2017. He has been a frequent performer in masterclasses with many great artists, including Renee Fleming, Jan Opalach, and Julia Bullock. Along with being passionate about opera, Ben was one of the Northeast Vocal Finalists for the Michael Feinstein’ Great American Songbook’ Competition in NYC.


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