Andrew René, Baritone
Andrew made his public debut as a singer while studying at Baylor University and recently received his undergraduate degree from Capital University where he studied with Élise DesChamps and Brian Banion. Since then, he has participated in vocal competitions and professional engagements, including performances with the Virginia Opera Association and Opera Raw.
Last summer marked his third year of attendance at the Bay View Music Festival where he performed the role of Marcello in their production of Puccini's La bohème.
Some of his previous roles include John Sorel in Menotti's The Consul, the Pirate King in Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance, Guglielmo in Mozart's Così fan tutte, and the title role of Verdi's Falstaff.