Emily Thomas

Dallas native Emily Thomas holds a Bachelor of Arts in Voice Performance and History from Texas State University. There she studied with renowned mezzo-soprano Dr. Soon Cho, and tenor Cary Michaels. In 2012, she graduated with an Associates of Arts from Tyler Junior College, where she studied with soprano Jeanie...

Jonathan Castillo

Jonathan is currently the principal bassoonist for the Mid-Texas Symphony, second bassoonist for the Shreveport Symphony, and a substitute for the Austin, San Antonio, Waco, Corpus Christi, and Victoria symphonies. He is a passionate church musician having served as pianist, organist, and assistant music director for churches in Austin and...

Brian Minnick

Tenor Brian Minnick has sung extensively throughout the country. He is excited to continue his career in the city he was raised in. In 2015 he received his Masters in Opera Performance from the Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has recently performed with Austin...

Samantha Morales

Samantha Morales is a native of El Paso, Texas and a proud alumna of the University of Texas at El Paso where she studied as a Lyric Soprano. She received her BA in Vocal Performance with a minor in Secondary Education. She’s recently moved to Austin to expand her vocal...

Bruno Barbosa

Bruno Barbosa is a baritone and author from Sao Pedro d’Aldeia, RJ, Brazil. He graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin (BA English; BM Vocal Performance), where he received both the Butler Excellence Scholarship and the Barbara Smith Conrad Fine Arts Scholarship. Currently based in Austin, Bruno...

Joseph Quintana

Joseph Quintana is a recent University of Texas at Austin Graduate School alumnus. Favorable credits with the department of Theatre and Dance include Lead Mariachi in Esperanza Rising, Kevin Rosario in In the Heights, Pirandello in Pirandello a new musical, and Tanner in Rose Made Man a new opera. Past...

Megan Thibodeaux

Megan is so thankful for the opportunity to sing at UBC!  She studied Voice Performance and Psychology at UT Austin. She was a member in the Chamber Singers and the Butler Opera Program. Currently, Megan is an elementary music teacher in Bastrop ISD. She loves singing, dancing, and playing instruments with her...