Mackenzie Whitney ’16 · tenor


Janesville, Iowa


B.M., University of Northern Iowa.


Grant, The Giulio Gari Foundation, 2016; Grant Winner, Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation International Vocal Competition, 2016; Encouragement Award, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions (Philadelphia District), 2014

Previous Roles

Rodolfo, La bohème, Madison Opera;Don Ottavio, Don Giovanni, Opera in the Heights; Nika Magadoff (cover), The Consul, Opera New Jersey; Tamino, Die Zauberflöte; Alfred, Die Fledermaus; Ezekiel Cheever, The Crucible, all with UNI Opera Theater.

Roles at AVA