Singing Haendel Messiah with the Atlanta symphony orchestra
"In Messiah, Atlanta-born Gandy’s lyric tenor well-suited his rendition of “Comfort ye my people” and “Every valley shall be exalted” without becoming strident."
As Fritz in the grand duchess with wichita grand opera
"Wanda’s love interest, Fritz, was played by tenor Cullen Gandy, whose warm tone and naive boyishness were a great foil for the aggressive pursuits of the Duchess, who sets her sights on him."
'Review: ‘The Grand Duchess’ a worthy finale for Wichita Grand Opera’s season' Randolph Lacy: The Wichita Eagle October 17th, 2015
As gastone in la traviata with virginia opera
"Among the supporting cast, impressive efforts came from Cullen Gandy, whose promising, tender tone and colorful phrasing suggested an Alfredo in the future."
As Ralph Rackstraw in HMS Pinafore with Virginia Opera
"As the young lovers Ralph and Josephine, Cullen Gandy and Shannon Jennings generated warm onstage chemistry. Gandy’s velvety tenor displayed tenderness and strength..."
'Virginia Opera puts on clever, detailed ‘H.M.S. Pinafore’ at George Mason' Grace Jean: The Washington Post December 7th, 2014
"The voice of Cullen Gandy, as the strapping but lowly-born “tar”, has a sound that is light enough to be romantic, but rich enough to rise above the orchestra and fill the space."
"Cullen Gandy and Shannon Jennings have yearning chemistry to spare as Ralph and Josephine."
"On the lovelorn front: Cullen Gandy, as Ralph (pronounced “Rafe”) Rackstraw, the young sailor smitten with the captain’s daughter, and Shannon Jennings, as the daughter, Josephine, who is just as smitten with Ralph but can’t bring herself to commit to someone so low-born, even though the alternative is marriage to the preposterous Porter, complement each other nicely, both in earnestness of character (garnished with a bit of slyness on Josephine’s part) and purity of vocal tone."
'Review: HMS Pinafore' Eric Dobbes The Letter V The Virginia Classical Music Blog November 21st, 2014
As the Young Collector in A Streetcar Named Desire with LA Opera
"Cullen Gandy as the Collector and Blanche's ex-husband was perfect."
'Opera Review: "A Streetcar Named Desire," Los Angeles Opera' Carol Jean Delmar: operatheaterink.com May 27th, 2014
"In the parts of Eunice, the upstairs neighbor, and the young paperboy who is nearly seduced by Blanche, Victoria Livengood and Cullen Gandy are flawless."
'Opera: LA Opera’s “A Streetcar Named Desire” at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion' Jane Rosenberg: The International Review of Music May 21st, 2014
"The boy who arrives to collect money for the Kowalski’s subscription to the newspaper The Evening Star [was] (memorably played by Atlanta tenor Cullen Gandy)..."
As Ixion in La Descente d'Orfée aux Enfers with Gotham Chamber Opera
"The sweet tenor of Cullen Gandy...emerged strikingly from the ensemble"
"The voices of the trio of suffering spirits — Cullen Gandy (Ixion), Mr. Brancy (who doubled as Tantale) and Gerard Michael D’Emilio (Titye) — combined excitingly."
Singing Britten's Canticle no. 2 at Juilliard's Paul Hall - Dan K. Kurland, Piano
"The vocal soloists - mezzo-soprano Lacey Jo Benter and tenor Cullen Gandy - blend voices in eerie harmonics to depict the voice of the deity; later Mr. Gandy represents the father and Ms. Benter, the son. As the moment of truth draws nigh, the singing becomes quite operatic."
As Edoardo Milfort in La Cambiale di Matrimonio with Juilliard Opera
"She [Ying Fang] was well-matched with tenor Cullen Gandy, who took the role of Edoardo with bel-canto style."
"...the tenor Cullen Gandy [was] a sweet-voiced Edoardo."
Singing Schubert with 'Schubert and Friends'
"Tenor Cullen Gandy invested von Leitner's 'Der Wallensteiner Lanzknecht beim Trunk' with all the power required in a drinking song."
Singing Handel's Messiah with Musica Sacra New York
"Tenor Cullen Gandy, still a student at Juilliard, made a distinguished Carnegie Hall debut. His arioso, 'Behold and see' was sung with a lovely tone and eloquent phrasing."
Singing a Christmas gala with selected soloists from The Atlanta Opera Chorus
"...Cullen Gandy's tenor voice was beautifully strong and confident, with an element of sophistication."
Singing Bach BVW 140 Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme with Elysium Chamber Choir
"Young tenor, Cullen Gandy, was one of the delights of the evening, soaring over the orchestra..."