Resident Artist

Anthony Whitson-Martini · baritone

AVA third-year Resident Artist

Hometown:Poway, California

Education: B.A. in Music Performance, Point Loma Nazarene University

Competitions: Encouragement Award, Western Finals Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, 2014; San Diego District Winner & Audience Choice Award, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, 2014; Emerging Talent Award, Lotte Lenya Competition, 2014; Finalist, Burbank Philharmonic Competition, 2013; First Prize, La Jolla Symphony & Chorus Competition, 2015 & 2013; Second Prize, Carmel Vocal Competition, 2012.

AVA Roles: Papageno, Die Zauberflöte; Usher & Ceprano, Rigoletto; Spinelloccio and Ser Amantio di Nicolao, Gianni Schicchi; Johann, Werther; Masetto, Don Giovanni

Other Roles: Guglielmo, Così fan tutte; Il Conte, Le nozze di Figaro; Nardo, La finta giardiniera; Schaunard, La bohème; Gasparo, Rita; Joe, The Most Happy Fella; Boatswain, H.M.S. Pinafore; Pirate King, Pirates of Penzance.


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