Resident Artist

John Matthew Myers · tenor

AVA third-year Resident Artist

Hometown: Lake Forest, CA

Education: B.M. and M.M. in Vocal Performance, Manhattan School of Music

Competitions: First Place in the Vocal Arts DC Discovery Art Song Competition; Third Place Gerda Lissner Foundation competition (2017); and Grant winner in the Loren L. Zachary competition (2017); Encouragement Award, George London Foundation (2016); Encouragement Award, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, 2014; Grant Recipient, Anna Sosenko Assist Trust (2013).

Roles at AVA: Bacchus, Ariadne auf Naxos; First Armored Man, Die Zauberflöte; Prince Sinodal, The Demon; Duke, Rigoletto.

Previous and Recent Roles: Mao Tse-Tung, Nixon in China, Los Angeles Philharmonic; Alfredo, La traviata, Astoria Music Festival; Don José, Carmen, Music Academy of the West; Cassio, Otello, Portland Summer Fest; Pollione in Norma, Los Angeles Opera; Trin, Fanciulla del West, Santa Fe Opera; Grivet, Thérèse Raquin, Long Beach Opera and Chicago Opera Theater.

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