Resident Artist

Matthew White · tenor

AVA fourth-year Resident Artist

Hometown: New Market, Virginia.

Education: Studied at New England Conservatory.

Competitions: Top Prize (2018) Gerda Lissner Foundation International Vocal Competition, First Place, Deborah Voigt International Vocal Competition (2018); Second Place, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Mid-Atlantic Regionals (2018); First Prize, Mario Lanza Institute, 2016; Scholarship Recipient, Shirley Winston Rabb Voice Scholarship, 2014; Semi-Finalist, Peter Elvins Vocal Competition, 2014.

Roles at AVA: Commissionario and Un uomo, La traviata; Scaramuccio, Ariadne auf Naxos; Second Priest, Die Zauberflöte; Edgardo, Lucia di Lammermoor; Courier, The Demon; Gherardo, Gianni Schicchi; Werther, Werther; Avito, L'amore dei tre re.

Other Roles: Un paysan, La fille du régiment, Palm Beach Opera; Tinca, Il tabarro, Vero Beach Opera; Rinuccio, Gianni Schicchi, PORTopera; Ferrando, Così fan tutte, Luray Opera; Beadle Bamford, Sweeney Todd, Seagle Music Colony.

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