Hailing from Austin, Texas, baritone Spencer Reichman is in his second season with Shreveport Opera, and will be seen later this season as Sharpless, in Madame Butterfly. Recently he performed Wagner in Faust with the New Orleans Opera Association, Frank Maurrant in Weil's Street Scene with Loyola Opera Theatre, and the Captain and Don Issachar in Candide with Chautauqua Opera. Equally at home with operetta, Mr. Reichman was invited in the summer of 2016 to Harrogate, England to perform in Patience at the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival. Mr. Reichman has completed apprenticeships with Chautauqua, Des Moines Metro Opera, the Crested Butte Music Festival, Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music Opera Boot Camp, and Opera in the Ozarks. Competition winnings include twice being named a regional finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and receiving an encouragement award in 2016. Mr. Reichman holds a Master's degree from Loyola University, where he studied with Luretta Bybee, and an undergraduate degree from Texas State University.