Described as having a voice that "...resonates authority," Cody Müller, Bass, has been thrilling audiences for over a decade with his rich vocal timbre and compelling stage presence. His career so far has spanned the American states, Canada, and Mexico, performing for over 28,000 people in the spring of 2018 alone. A current Resident artist at the prestigious Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, Müller works with the industry's best and brightest performing on stages across the greater Philadelphia region.
Müller has been engaged by opera companies and orchestras alike, finding a home in all types of repertoire. Some of Müller's most notable concert performances include Jesus in Bach's "Matthäus Passion," Brahms's "Ein Deutsches Requiem," Mendelssohn's "Magnificat," Beethoven's "Mass in C," Handel's "Messiah," Bach's "Mass in B-minor" with the American Bach Soloists, and several Bach Cantatas: BWV 75, 80, 140, 179, & 214. Operatic credits include Sparafucile in "Rigoletto" with the Academy of Vocal Arts, Dr. Bartolo in "Le nozze di Figaro," the Usher in "Trial by Jury" with Opera Delaware, Henezo in "L'amico Fritz" with Baltimore Concert Opera, Don Basilio in "The Barber of Seville," Alidoro in "La Cenerentola," the Four Villains in "Les contes d'Hoffmann" with Bel Cantanti Opera, Gus O'Neill in John Musto's "Later the Same Evening" with Central City Opera, Don Alfonso in "Così fan tutte," Marchese in "La Traviata" with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Dr. Gibbs in Ned Rorem's "Our Town," Don Magnifico in "La Cenerentola" and The Four Villains in "Les Contes d'Hoffmann" both with Opera in the Ozarks, Leporello in "Don Giovanni," and Dr. Bartolo in "Le nozze di Figaro" with Eastman Opera Theatre.
The 2021-2022 season will see Müller in performances with the Academy of Vocal Arts, Columbus Symphony, and the Princeton Festival; He will also perform as Sparafucile in AVA's November Gala "Rigoletto" and as Colline in "La bohème." He appears as Alcindoro with Columbus Symphony's "La bohème" and the Commentator in the Princeton Festival's "Scalia/Ginsburg."
Müller's lifelong passion is commissioning works specifically written for the young bass voice. He has sung the works of Patrick Dunnevant and Cortlandt Matthews, and is always looking for new composers to join him in this effort. A version of Patrick Dunnevant's "Passion de Jean" can be found on the Media page.
An avid choral musician, Müller has performed with various professional ensembles including William Weinert's VOICES in Rochester, NY, David Schelat's Master Singers of Wilmington, Delaware, and is currently employed by the Taylor Festival Choir in Charleston, South Carolina. Müller is highly sought after both for solo and ensemble appointments. He currently resides in Philadelphia, PA.