Kameron Alston, tenor, is from Arlington, Texas, and is a second-year master’s student at the A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute where he is pursuing a Master of Music in Vocal Performance studying with Dr. Marilyn Taylor. Alston is a graduate of Baylor University where he studied under Dr. Robert Best.
Last season, Alston was seen in the roles of Eduardo in "Le inglesi," Menico in "Un avvertimento ai gelosi" and Torquemada in "L’heure Espagnole." Alston also made his Piedmont Opera debut as Count Barigoule in Viardot’s "Cinderella."
While in the Baylor Opera Theater, he was afforded the opportunity to perform multiple roles including, Arnalta/Nutrice in "L’incoronazione di Poppea," Boy one in "Trouble in Tahiti," Mr. Erlanson in "A Little Night Music," Il Podesta in "La finta giardiniera" and Anselmo in "Man of La Mancha."
Additionally, he is an alum of multiple Young Artist Programs such as Music on Site, Chicago Summer Opera, Spotlight on Opera and Opera in the Ozarks where he sang the roles of King Kaspar in "Amal and the Night Visitors" Don Basilio/ Don Curzio from "Le nozze di Figaro," Frederic from "Pirates of Penzance," Un Venditore Ambulante from "La boheme," Geppetto from "Pinocchio The Opera" and Anther Villager in "Pagliacci."
In addition to performing opera, Alston is also frequently involved in doing concert work, competitions and musical theater. He has sung many Major Works which include the Brahms Requiem, the Faure Requiem, Mahler's Second and Beethoven's Ninth.
Additionally, he has been a featured tenor soloist in the Howells "Requiem" as well as in selections from "the Messiah." In the competition circuit, Alston has competed in multiple district and regional NATS competitions where he has been frequently named a finalist in his category, as well as in the MTNA Young Artist Voice competition where he was named Runner-up in the Texas State Division.
Alston also enjoys performing in the musical theater genre, and in the past few years has been involved in several masterclasses geared toward the cross-over singer and played the role of Alan in "Bare: A Pop Opera" with Theater Uncovered.
Alston was also told by Renee Fleming that he is really good at taking selfies.