Previous Festival Artists



The Tucson Desert Song Festival would like to thank ALL of our artists and participants throughout the years. We couldn’t have had such a huge impact on our local community or this celebration of the arts without your contributions. To view the biographies of previous festival artists, click on their names.



Aaron Sheehan

Performance Year: 2018




Adam del Monte

Performance Year: 2016, 2019




Agave Baroque

Performance Year: 2020




Alan Darling

Performance Year: 2016




Alek Shrader

Performance Year: 2016




Amber Wagner

Performance Year: 2013, 2016




Ana María Martínez

Performance Year: 2019




Andrew Stuckey

Performance Year: 2016




Angel Blue

Performance Year: 2022




Angela Brower

Performance Year: 2015, 2017




Ann Hampton Callaway

Performance Year: 2022




Anthony Dean Griffey

Performance Year: 2015




Antonina Chehovska

Performance Year: 2019




Arturo Chacón-Cruz

Performance Year: 2019




Ashley Dixon

Performance Year: 2019




Bernadette Peters

Performance Year: 2017




Bernardo Bermudez

Performance Year: 2016, 2017




Beth Lytwynec

Performance Year: 2016




Bill Charlap

Performance Year: 2018




Bobby McFerrin

Performance Year: 2019




Bradley Moore

Performance Year: 2015




Brian Chambouleyron

Performance Year: 2013




Bryan Hymel

Performance Year: 2021




Bunnett and Maqueque

Performance Year: 2019




Cadie Jordan

Performance Year: 2018




Camille Ortiz

Camille Ortiz

Performance Year: 2022




Cantus

Performance Year: 2016




Carlos Zapién

Performance Year: 2019, 2021




Catherine Martin

Performance Year: 2015




Cecilia Duarte

Cecilia Duarte

Performance Year: 2022, 2023, 2024




Cheryl Lindquist

Performance Year: 2017




Chita Rivera

Performance Year: 2018




Chris Carr

Performance Year: 2015




Christine Goerke

Performance Year: 2014




Christine Lyons

Performance Year: 2020




Christopher Cano

Performance Year: 2021




Clara Rodriguez

Performance Year: 2019




Corinne Winters

Performance Year: 2015, 2019, 2021




Dan Dressen

Performance Year: 2013




Daniel Helfgot

Performance Year: 2019




Daniel Montenegro

Performance Year: 2017, 2019




Daniela Mack

Performance Year: 2016




David Adam Moore

Performance Year: 2015




David Leisner

Performance Year: 2015




David Margulis

Performance Year: 2018




Edward Cleary

Performance Year: 2019




Edwin Vega

Performance Year: 2015




Elizabeth Futral

Performance Year: 2017




Ellie Dehn

Performance Year: 2020




Emily Marvosh

Emily Marvosh

Performance Year: 2022




Eric Friesen

Performance Year: 2013




Erika Burkhart

Performance Year: 2022




Erin Wall

Performance Year: 2021




Federica Lombardi

Performance Year: 2020




Fleur Barron

Performance Year: 2021




Gabriel Manro

Performance Year: 2019




Heather Phillips

Performance Year: 2016, 2017




Heidi Grant Murphy

Performance Year: 2014




Heidi Stober

Performance Year: 2017




Hila Plitmann

Performance Year: 2020




Hugh Russell

Performance Year: 2015




Hugo Vera

Performance Year: 2016




Hye Jung Lee

Performance Year: 2015




Ian Bostridge

Performance Year: 2020




Jake Heggie

Performance Year: 2021




James Valenti

Performance Year: 2013




Jamie Barton

Performance Year: 2016, 2021




Jamie Bernstein

Performance Year: 2018




Jennifer Higdon

Performance Year: 2022




Jennifer Johnson Cano

Performance Year: 2018




Jessica Rivera

Performance Year: 2019




Jill Grove

Performance Year: 2013




John Matthew Myers

Performance Year: 2020, 2022




Jolle Greenleaf

Performance Year: 2021




Jordan Bisch

Performance Year: 2014




José Cortés Fernández

Performance Year: 2019




Jubilant Sykes

Performance Year: 2018




Judicaël Perroy

Performance Year: 2017




Julie Adams

Performance Year: 2020




Julie Gunn

Performance Year: 2013




Justin Austin

Performance Year: 2022




Katherine Byrnes

Performance Year: 2020




Katie Van Kooten

Performance Year: 2015




Kelley Nassief

Performance Year: 2018, 2022




Kelley O'Connor

Kelley O’Connor

Performance Year: 2014, 2022




Kelly Markgraf

Kelly Markgraf

Performance Year: 2018, 2022




Kevin Murphy

Performance Year: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019




Kindra Scharich

Performance Year: 2021




Kristin Chenoweth

Performance Year: 2019




Kristin Dauphinais

Performance Year: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024




Lara Downes

Performance Year: 2020




Laurent Philippe

Performance Year: 2021




Lisa Drew

Performance Year: 2013




Lisette Oropesa

Performance Year: 2018




Liz Callaway

Performance Year: 2020




Mack Wolz

Performance Year: 2022




Magos Harrera

Performance Year: 2022




Magos Herrera

Performance Year: 2019




Malcolm Martineau

Performance Year: 2014




Marco Cammarota

Performance Year: 2017




Maria Brea

Performance Year: 2022




Maria Jette

Performance Year: 2013




Marie-Josée Lord

Performance Year: 2016




Mario Chang

Performance Year: 2020, 2024




Matthew Polenzani

Performance Year: 2020




Matthew White

Performance Year: 2021




Mavis Staples

Performance Year: 2020




Maya Lahyani

Performance Year: 2021




Mercedes Musotto Juan

Performance Year: 2019




Michael Barrett

Performance Year: 2018, 2020




Michael Brandenburg

Performance Year: 2015, 2016




Michael Jorgensen

Performance Year: 2013




Michelle Areyzaga

Performance Year: 2014, 2022




Molly Quinn

Performance Year: 2021




Morris Robinson

Performance Year: 2013, 2020, 2024




Nadine Sierra

Performance Year: 2014




Nathan Gunn

Performance Year: 2013




Nathaniel Olson

Performance Year: 2014, 2017




Nell Snaidas

Performance Year: 2019




New York Festival of Song

Performance Year: 2018, 2020




Nicholas Newton

Performance Year: 2020




Nicole Cabell

Performance Year: 2022, 2023, 2024




Nola Richardson

Performance Year: 2022




Philip Brunelle

Performance Year: 2013




Philippe Sly

Performance Year: 2018




Rebecca Ringle

Performance Year: 2017




Reginald Mobley

Performance Year: 2020




Rena Harms

Performance Year: 2017




René Barbera

Performance Year: 2017




Rene Izquierdo

Performance Year: 2014




Renée Fleming

Performance Year: 2020




Richard Cox

Performance Year: 2016




Richard Danielpour

Performance Year: 2020




Richard Paul Fink

Performance Year: 2017




Rihab Chaieb

Performance Year: 2016




Rob Wright

Performance Year: 2020




Roberto Perlas Gómez

Performance Year: 2019




Rufus Müller

Performance Year: 2015, 2017




Sandra Lopez

Performance Year: 2017




Sasha Cooke

Performance Year: 2018, 2022




Shana Blake Hill

Performance Year: 2019




Siena Licht Miller

Performance Year: 2020




Simone Osborne

Performance Year: 2015




Stephen Carroll

Performance Year: 2019




Steven Blier

Performance Year: 2018, 2020




Susan Graham

Performance Year: 2015, 2022




Susanna Phillips

Performance Year: 2022




Tamara Mumford

Performance Year: 2015




Tempest DuJour

Performance Year: 2020




The Broken Consort

Performance Year: 2016




Thomas Hampson

Performance Year: 2020




Timothy Renner

Performance Year: 2016




Tony Arnold

Performance Year: 2017




Trey Smagur

Trey Smagur

Performance Year: 2017, 2022




Tyler Duncan

Performance Year: 2022




Vanessa Vasquez

Performance Year: 2019, 2022




Victoria Robertson

Performance Year: 2017




Viktor Antipenko

Performance Year: 2021




Virginia Warnken Kelsey

Performance Year: 2021




Welz Kauffman

Performance Year: 2016




William Burden

Performance Year: 2014




Winston Choi

Performance Year: 2014




Xuefei Yang

Performance Year: 2020




Yongzhao Yu

Performance Year: 2020




Zach Borichevsky

Performance Year: 2015





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