John Ebrahim, Tenor, received his bachelor's degree in Vocal Performance at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), studying with Marion Pratnicki, and has previously studied at Liberty University with Dr. Wayne Kompelien. John has performed the roles of Danilo Danilovich from Franz Lehar’s "The Merry Widow" at Liberty University as well as Ein Offizier from Richard Strauss’ "Ariadne auf Naxos" and Box from Arthur Sullivan’s "Cox and Box" at UNCSA.
He has performed in the chorus both singing and dancing with opera companies such as Roanoke Opera, Opera on the James, and Piedmont Opera. In 2017 he was a part of the North Carolina premier of Kevin Puts’ Silent Night with Piedmont Opera. Other experience comes from Liberty University’s Opera Workshop facilitated by Soprano, Adelaide Trombetta and Undergraduate Opera Scenes with Dr. Steven LaCosse at UNCSA. He also spent a rewarding year at the Opera Roanoke Apprentice Artist Program.
John has also done chorus and solo work in the concert arena with the Cantata Singers of UNCSA, Winston Salem Symphony and Chorale, and the Magnolia Baroque Orchestra over the last few years. Works include Bach Cantata 80, Mahler 2, and Bernstein’s Make Your Garden Grow.
John has held a Choral Scholar position at First Presbyterian Church of Winston Salem for two years. He lives in Winston Salem, North Carolina with his beautiful wife Auburn and daughter Lydia.
B.M.UNC School of the Arts