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Jonas Hacker '17 · tenor

Hometown: Lake Delton, Wisconsin.

Education: B.M in Vocal Performance, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; M.M. in Vocal Performance from University of Michigan; Johanna Meier Opera Theatre Institute.

Competitions: Grand Finalist, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions (Mid-Atlantic), 2016; Finalist, Mildred Miller International Vocal Competition, 2015; Robert F. Crosby Memorial Award Winner, Opera Index Vocal Competition, 2015; Philadelphia District Winner, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, 2014; Florentine Opera Recital Award, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions (Wisconsin District), 2012; Cranbrook Music Guild Scholarship, University of Michigan, 2012; First Place, NATS, 2010; Finalist, The Schubert Competition, 2010; Gapko Memorial Voice Scholarship, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 2010.

Roles at AVA: Tamino, Die Zauberflöte; Schmidt, Werther; Don Ottavio, Don Giovanni; Sergente du Doganieri/ Un Venditore Ambulante,La bohème; Lindoro, L'italiana in Algeri; Guard, Manon; Giuseppe, La traviata; Master of Ceremonies/Chaplitsky, Pique Dame; Ferrando, Così fan tutte.

Other Roles: Ufficiale (cover), Il barbiere di Siviglia, Central City Opera; Brighella, Ariadne auf Naxos; Don Ottavio, Don Giovanni; Tom Rakewell, The Rake's Progress; Bardolpho, Falstaff; all with the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Theatre Department; Don Ottavio, Don Giovanni; Pirelli, Sweeney Todd; Frederic (cover), The Pirates of Penzance, all with the Seagle Music Colony; Tamino, Die Zauberflöte; Mayor Upfold, Albert Herring, both with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.


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