Tenor Wagner Mauricio Pástor Pazmiño hails from Quito, Ecuador. He graduated with a Master of Music in Voice Performance from the University of Idaho under Christopher Pfund.
He has sung Don José in Bizet’s "Carmen" at the Bay View Music Festival in the Summer 2017 and at the University of Idaho in the Spring 2018 in addition to recent performances of "L’elisir d’amore" as Nemorino, Puccini’s "Gianni Schicchi" as Rinuccio with the University of Idaho, and Strauss’ "Die Fledermaus" as Alfred with the South Bend Lyric Opera. Scenes performed include "Bohème," as Rodolfo, "Traviata," as Alfredo, and "Roméo et Juliette," Roméo at the Bay View Festival 2018. Wagner has also offered concerts with the Ecuador Symphony, and at the UNASUR inaugural ceremony.
He holds a Regional Planning Engineer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador and obtained the Bachillerato en Artes focus in Voice Performance under Nancy Yánez at the Conservatorio Superior Nacional de Música del Ecuador. He was the voice assistant at the VOSU choir, a project for the blind supported by the Ministry of Culture of Ecuador and the Ecuador Symphony.