Hometown: Houston, Texas
Current City: Nacogdoches, Texas
Education: Stephen F. Austin State University, B.M. in Music Education in progress. Opera in the Ozarks Apprentice Artist.
Select Roles: Aleko and Old Gipsy in Aleko (Rachmaninoff); Title role The Demon (Anton Rubinstein); Gianni Schicchi, Gianni Schicchi (Puccini); Henry Davis, Street Scene (Kurt Weill); Melchior, Amahl and the Night Visitors (Menotti); Marquis D’Obigny, La Traviata (Verdi). Musical Theater – Antonio Esposito, The Most Happy Fella (Frank Loesser); The Narrator/Mysterious Man, Into the Woods.
Awards/Honors: Ida Pritchett Memorial Scholarship, “I’ll Do It” Award, Ed and Gwen Cole Scholarship, Finalist of the Texoma NATS competition, Academic Excellence Scholarship, O.E. Gammill Voice Scholarship, Best Performer ( SFA, Antonio Esposito, Most Happy Fella 2015), Pi Kappa Lambda National Honor Society, Best Performer by a Male in a Leading Role (OIO, Gianni Schicchi, 2014) , Semi-Finalist for the Tuesday Music Club Competition, Peggy Wedgeworth Wright Award, Outstanding Performance by a Male in a Leading Role (SFA, Gianni Schicchi, 2014), Recitalist of the Year for the Vocal Department, President’ s Award (rewarded to the most outstanding recitalist in the SFA School of Music).