Zachary Rioux ’23 · tenor

AVA Fourth-year Resident Artist


Grand Falls, New Brunswick, Canada


Bachelor of Music, Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music 2019


Second place, The Mario Lanza Competition, 2019; Gold Award (High Distinction), Berlin International Music Competition, 2019; The Sir Edmund Walker Scholarship, The Glenn Gould School, (2019-21); Professional Development Grant, The New Brunswick Arts Board, (2019-21); Gold Award, Vienna International Music Competition, (2019); First Place, Elite International Music Competition, (2019); Third Place, The Glenn Gould School’s Chamber Competition, (2019); The Marilyn and Charles Baillie Family Scholarship, The Glenn Gould School, (2019); Louis Quilico Scholarship, International Resource Centre for Performing Artists’ The New Singing Stars, (2019)

Roles at AVA

Basilio, Le nozze di Figaro 

Previous Roles

Tamino, Die Zauberflöte, with Glenn Gould School Opera, BrottOpera and Toronto City Opera; Blind, Die Fledermaus, Glenn Gould School Opera; Marquis, The Ghosts of Versailles, The Glimmerglass Festival

Roles at AVA