American tenor Paul Sperry is that rarity in today's musical world: a singer dedicated to preserving the song recital. Sperry's extraordinarily wide repertory includes songs in more than fifteen languages. Among his recordings are five CDs of American song, also German Lieder, French mélodie, Folksongs and chamber music. He has edited numerous collections of American songs for various publishers. He teaches at the Manhattan School of Music and Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music. He served on the faculty of the Aspen Music Festival and School from 1978-2002, and founded the Vocal Program at the Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Japan. In 1987 he became the Director of Joy In Singing, an organization dedicated to helping young singers, American composers and the art song.