Resident Artist

Brent Michael Smith · bass

AVA first-year Resident Artist

Hometown: Owosso, MI

Education: B.M. from Hope College, M.M. from University of Northern Iowa

Competitions: First Place in the Opera Grand Rapids Competition (2012)

Previous Roles: The Commentator, Scalia/Ginsburg, Ariodate, Serse, both at The Glimmerglass Festival; Ashby, La fanciulla del West, Friedrich Bhaer, Little Women, and Colline, La bohème, all with Michigan Opera Theatre; Dr. Grenvil, La traviata with Owensboro Symphony (KY) and Lafayette Symphony (IN); Harry Hopkins, A Woman in Morocco with Kentucky Opera. Upcoming: God of Evil/Procrustes, Hercules vs Vampires with Arizona Opera

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