is a first year master’s student at Juilliard studying with Dr. Robert White Jr. Last season, he returned to Opera Naples where he sang Sgt. Belcore in L’Elisir d’Amore under the baton of Maestro Ramón Tebar, and performed with Apollo’s Fire in their production of Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo. In the summer season, Mr. Keeney gave a recital of opera and traditional American song for the Nelson Eddy Appreciation Society. Favorite roles from previous seasons include Guglielmo in Cosi Fan Tutte, Ping in Turandot, and both Count Almaviva and Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro. On the concert stage, he has been a bass soloist in Bach’s Mass in B Minor, Handel’s Messiah, Hayden’s Lord Nelson Mass, and Mozart’s Requiem. Next summer, he will cover Leporello in Don Giovanni at Juilliard and joining the roster of Des Moines Metro Opera as an apprentice artist. He lives in Philadelphia with his fiancée, Meryl, and their dog, Marie.

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