William is a graduate of The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (MM) and The University of Tennessee (BA). Mr. Compton’s performance experience include roles in Don Giovanni, Così fan, Le Nozze di Figaro, La Cenerentola, L’Elisir d’Amore , Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Turandot and La Traviata. He has sung with professional companies such as Cincinnati Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Dayton Opera, Knoxville Opera, Cincinnati Baroque, Vocal Arts Ensemble of Cincinnati, The Crested Butte Music Festival, The Dayton Philharmonic, Lexington Philharmonic and Asheville Symphony. A particular highlight in his career occurred in 2008 he was invited to compete in the Richard Tucker Music Foundation for a career grant.
His concert repertoire includes such varied works as Benjamin Britten's St. Nicholas Cantata, Carmina Burana, Monteverdi Vespers of 1610, Arvo Pärt’s Passio, Beethoven Symphony No. 9 and Mass in C, Messiah, Elijah, Rossini's Stabat Mater, Bach's St. John Passion,St. Matthew Passion, Christmas Oratorio and Haydn's Creation.
Josh is a graduate of Delta State University with a degree in vocal performance and has finished one year of his Masters in vocal performance and pedagogy from Westminster Choir College. He is currently serving as tenor section leader at St. George’s Episcopal Church in Germantown, TN. Joshua has performed as a soloist in various churches in Princeton, NJ, Memphis, and Cleveland, MS, and has participated in choirs such as the Westminster Symphonic Choir, Westminster Kantorei early music ensemble, Delta State mixed and chamber choirs, and Memphis Camerata.