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JOSHUA CONYERS,

CALVIN GRIFFIN,

Bronx, NY

Columbus, OH

Music Master (Ariadne auf Naxos) Ramiro (L’heure espagnole) Porgy, (Porgy and Bess: A Concert of Songs)

Bartolo (The Barber of Seville) Don Inigo de Gomez (L’heure espagnole)

baritone*

TRAINING: Washington National Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Glimmerglass Festival, Des Moines Metro Opera, The Santa Fe Opera, Indiana University HIGHLIGHTS: Germont in La traviata, Zaretsky in Eugene Onegin, and British Major in Silent Night (Washington National Opera), Le Roi Marc in Le vin herbé (WTO and Washington Concert Opera), Monterone in Rigoletto and Capulet in Roméo et Juliette (WTO), Sciarrone in Tosca and Yamadori in Madama Butterfly (Palm Beach Opera)

BEN EDQUIST,

baritone*^

TRAINING: Florida Grand Opera, Glimmerglass Festival, Arizona Opera, The Santa Fe Opera, Aspen Music Festival HIGHLIGHTS: Figaro in Le nozze di Figaro, Samuel in Un ballo in maschera, Victor in Before Night Falls, Zaretsky in Eugene Onegin, and Escamillo in Carmen (Florida Grand Opera), Alidoro in La cenerentola (Opera Orlando), Bartolo in Il barbiere di Siviglia and Zuniga in Carmen (Arizona Opera), Elviro in Xerxes and Fabrizio in La gazza ladra (Glimmerglass Festival)

PATRICK GUETTI,

Lake Jackson, TX

Highland Park, NJ

Emperor Overall (The Emperor of Atlantis) Pierrot (Merlin’s Island)

Basilio (The Barber of Seville)

TRAINING: Houston Grand Opera, Glimmerglass Festival, Rice University

bass*

TRAINING: Lyric Opera of Chicago, Academy of Vocal Arts, The Santa Fe Opera, The Catholic University of America

HIGHLIGHTS: William Dale in Silent Night (Austin Opera), Mayo Buckner in Mayo (Crane Opera Ensemble), Bernardo in West Side Story (Grand Teton Music Festival), Remo in The Skating Rink (Garsington Opera), Manfred in Out of Darkness: Two Remain (Atlanta Opera), Father in The Juniper Tree and William in The Fall of the House of Usher (WTO)

HIGHLIGHTS: Fafner in Siegfried, Mandarin in Turandot, Zuniga in Carmen, Zaretsky in Eugene Onegin and Der Polizeikomissar in Der Rosenkavalier (Lyric Opera of Chicago), Snug in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, José Tripaldi in Ainadamar (Opera Philadelphia), Sparafucile in Rigoletto and Count Pâris in Roméo et Juliette (WTO), Sciarrone in Tosca (Los Angeles Philharmonic), Nachtwächter in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Glyndebourne Festival Opera)

MEGAN ESTHER GREY,

SHANNON JENNINGS,

Cedar Falls, IA

Orlando, FL

Hippocratine (Merlin’s Island) Drummer (The Emperor of Atlantis) Vocal Colors

Argentine (Merlin’s Island) Girl with the Bobbed Hair (The Emperor of Atlantis) Vocal Colors

mezzo-soprano

TRAINING: The Metropolitan Opera, Merola Opera Program, Chautauqua Opera, University of Northern Iowa HIGHLIGHTS: Proserpina in L’Orfeo (Chautauqua Opera), Hansel in Hänsel und Gretel, L’enfant in L’enfant et les sortilèges, Mrs. Page in The Merry Wives of Windsor and Mrs. McLean in Susannah (University of Northern Iowa Opera), Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions 2018 Grand Finalist

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bass-baritone^

soprano^

TRAINING: The Santa Fe Opera, Central City Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Merola Opera Program, Virginia Opera, Ash Lawn Opera HIGHLIGHTS: Iseut in Le vin herbé (WTO and Washington Concert Opera), Micaëla in Carmen and Marguerite in Faust (Annapolis Opera), Giannetta in L’elisir d’amore, Costanza in Riccardo Primo (Pittsburgh Opera), The Lady Valerie in Cabildo (Central City Opera), Anne Sexton in Transformations (Merola Opera Program), Maddalena in The Journey to Reims (WTO)

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