Versatile Baritone, Malcolm Ulbrick, currently resides in Denver, Colorado and is originally from Lawrence, Kansas. He received his Masters in Music from CU in May 2014 where he studied with Patrick Mason and performed such roles as Billy Bigelow in Carousel, Olin Blitch in Sussanah, Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro, Nick Shadow in The Rake’s Progress, Gideon March in Little Women. and Marcello in La Boheme.
In 2012 he sang the title role in Brundibar by Hans Krása at the Colorado Music Festival. Fellowship credits include participating in the 2011 Music Academy of the West where Malcolm covered the role of Dr. Bartolo in Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia and auditing the role of Belcore in Donizetti's Elisir d'amore with the Martina Arroyo Foundation's 2013 Prelude to Performance program.
He has a flair for production work and just completed a stint as Assistant Director on CU's Eklund Opera Program's production of Mozart's Die Zauberflote, directed by acclaimed modern opera composer Herschel Garfein. He made his directorial debut with Boulder Opera Company for their 2015 children’s production of Il Barbiere di Siviglia and in April 2016 made his performance debut with BOC as the title role in Mozart’s Don Giovanni. He has also performed regularly with Opera Theatre of the Rockies where he sang Count Carl Magnus Malcolm in their 2012 production of Sondheim's A Little Night Music. Recent engagements have included singing the Bass solo in Beethoven's 9th with the Boulder Chamber Orchestra, Riolobo in Florencia en el Amazonas with Opera Steamboat and Harry in a workshop production of Jake Heggie’s new opera It’s a Wonderful Life with the CU New Opera Workshop. Other solo credits include the 2015 Bass Soloist with the Grand Junction Messiah Chorale Society. Malcolm is fond of community outreach and performed in the BOC's February production of the children's chamber opera The Firebringers by local composer Chappell Kingsland. He is also a member of Central City Opera's educational outreach ensemble and performs with such philanthropic organizations as Inside the Orchestra and Inside the Orchestra 'Tiny Tots'.
Upcoming engagements include Elijah with the Larimer Chorale in Oct of 2017 where he'll sing the title role.
Malcolm currently studies with Carol Kirkpatrick and thanks with his wife, Carmel, Son, Aero, and their 2 dogs for their unending love and support.