Resident Artists

AVA’s Resident Artists truly are the “voices of tomorrow.” Since 1980, over 50 AVA alums have joined the Metropolitan Opera’s roster and AVA alumni are heard in the world’s great opera houses every season.

Our current roster includes singers from around the world – Canada, China, Mexico, Turkey, Ukraine, and the United States.

sopranos
Manli Deng
Chongqing, China
Alexa Frankian
Toronto, Canada
Lydia Grindatto
Tijeras, New Mexico
Daniela Machado
South Florida
Veronica Richer
Bryan, Ohio
Beautiful Sheriff
Georgia
mezzo-sopranos
Katherine Dobbs
Houston, Texas
Ariana Maubach
Toronto, Canada
Julianna Smith
Towson, Maryland
Alla Yarosh
Tal'ne, Cherkas'ka Oblast', Ukraine
tenors
Joshua Berg
Gladstone, New Jersey.
Matthew Goodheart
Binghamton, NY
Angel Raii Gomez
McAllen, Texas
Luke Norvell
Tacoma, Washington
Rafael H. Rojas
Jalisco, México
baritones
Jacob Hanes
Arlington, Texas
Alex Matthews
Toronto, Canada
Geoffrey Schmelzer
Skokie, Illinois
bass-baritones
Dylan Gregg
Salisbury, Maryland
Joshua Klein
Flower Mound, Texas
Nan Wang
Handan, Hebei, China
Yue Wu
Tianjin, China
basses
Cumhur Görgün
Istanbul, Turkey
Raúl Velazco
México