Joseph Sandler is a baritone based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Recent engagements include the world premieres of Ivan Plazacic and Alex Taylor’s PETROV in the 2018 Compos-It Opera Festival and Marina Lopez and D.T. Burns’ Not Our First American in a collaboration between Carnegie Mellon University and Pittsburgh Opera. Between these two productions he sang Simon in Handel’s Judas Maccabeus at Carnegie Mellon University in a production honoring the lives of those lost in Tree of Life Shooting of 2018. That fall he was also seen performing the titular role Carnegie Mellon University’s production of Le nozze di Figaro. Upcoming engagements include the role of Mercutio in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette and covering Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus at the Brevard Music Center.