Apprentice Artist - Tenor

Opera Saratoga Debut 2016 Festival
Don Basilio (Le nozze di Figaro); Father (Il Postino); The King, cover (The Witches of Venice)

Hometown: Yellow Springs, OH
Schools and Training: The Juilliard School; Boston University Opera Institute; Royal College of Music, London; Tanglewood Music Center; Virginia Opera; Pine Mountain Music Festival; Opera North
Teachers: Dr. Robert C. White, Jr., Marlena Malas, James Demler
Major Roles or Experience: Ferrando (Cosí fan tutte); Don Ramiro (La Cenerentola); Ernesto (Don Pasquale); Ralph Rackstraw (H.M.S. Pinafore); Orpheus (Orpheus in the Underworld); Tybalt (Roméo et Juliette); Hazel Motes (Wise Blood); Henrik (A Little Night Music); The Madwoman (Curlew River); The Schoolmaster (The Cunning Little Vixen)
Awards: Palm Beach Opera Vocal Competition (2nd Prize); Orpheus Vocal Competition (Audience Choice Award, Bellini Award); Tanglewood Music Center (Grace B. Jackson Prize); Boston University Opera Institute (Phyllis Curtin Artist Award); The Juilliard School (Chairman's Grant, Lucrezia Bori Grant, Robert Merrill Scholarship, Risë Stevens Scholarship)
Upcoming: Mingo and cover of Sportin' Life (Porgy & Bess) at Dresden Semperoper and Staatsoper Hamburg; Recital with the Simon Estes Foundation, Benvolio (Roméo et Juliette) and cover of Steuermann (Der fliegende Holländer) with Virginia Opera, Tenor Soloist (Haydn's Creation) with the Yellow Springs Community Chorus; Naxos CD release of Grigory Smirnov's Dowson Songs, Blue Engine Records/Sony Music release of Wynton Marsalis' Abyssinian Mass