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On Stage at Curtis: Colin Aikins – Experience the Command and Fervor in the Voice

During this episode, Colin sings selections from Giacomo Puccini, Fernando Obradors, Ignacio Fernández Esperón, Benjamin Britten, and Antonín Dvořák.

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Colin Aikins Passionate about singing – classical singer magazine

Many have experienced the joy that comes from belting it out in an empty house, but few have the dedication it takes to turn it into something more.

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Pittsburgh 18-year old already making his mark in the classical music world

At 18, Colin Aikins is very young by operatic standards — opera singers’ voices typically are not fully mature until their mid-30s. But he already makes people cry.

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Central Catholic Tenor Aims for Stardom

Not everyone is a fan of Italian opera, but one listen to Colin Aikins’ voice might change your mind. It’s a gift.

Colin Aikins performs on Show 351 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Colin performed on Show 351 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He studies voice with Maria Spacagna at Carnegie Mellon University. He was selected as a National YoungArts Finalist and recently participated in YoungArts Week in Miami.

Colin Aikins performs glorious national anthem at PNC Park

The Pirates welcome Colin Aikins to sing the National Anthem at PNC Park.

Colin Aikins sings for world renowned tenor Andrea Bocelli

“Colin Aikins sang a few bars of Leoncavallo’s ‘Mattinata.’ We both share a common love of Francesco Paolo Tosti’s popular music. He is a young man of great talent and a very promising voice.”


Colin AIkins on the ‘Voice of the Arts’ Podcast

Colin speaks on his singing career that has taken him to the top in music competitions including Salzburg Austria and resulted in an April 2018 appearance on From the Top with Christopher O Riley.

Lower Burrell tenor accepted to prestigious Curtis Institute

In his acceptance letter from Curtis, Chris Hodges, director of admissions, says “you stood out as one of the most talented and promising students in one of the most competitive applicant pools in the history of the institute.