The Academy of Vocal Arts

Resident Artists

Patrick Guetti, bass

AVA third-year Resident Artist

Hometown: Highland Park, New Jersey.


Education: B.M. in Musical Theatre and M.M. in Vocal Performance, The Catholic University of America.


Competitions: National Winner, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, 2014; Audience Favorite Award, The Giargiari Bel Canto Competition, 2013; Prémio “Verdi” (First Prize), Seminário de canto “Viva Verdi” (Portugal), 2012; Encouragement Award, New Jersey State Opera’s Alfredo Silipigni International Vocal Competition, 2012; Recipient, The Summer Opera Theater Company Guild Scholarship, 2010.


Roles at AVA: Tom, Un ballo in maschera; title role, Don Quichotte; Prince Gremin and Zaretsky, Eugene Onegin; Don Basilio, Il barbiere di Siviglia; Arkel, Pelléas et Mélisande; Crespel and Wilhelm, Les Contes d'Hoffmann.

Other Roles: José Tripaldi, Ainadamar, Opera Philadelphia; Commendatore, Don Giovanni, Martina Arroyo's Prelude to Performance Program; Sarastro, Die Zauberflöte; Frank, Die Fledermaus; Count, Le nozze di Figaro; all with The Catholic University of America; Sarastro, Die Zauberflöte, Bel Cantanti Opera Summer Festival.

Upcoming Engagements: Apprentice Artist, The Santa Fe Opera, Summer 2014; Fifth Jew, Salome, The Dallas Opera, Fall 2014.