Kameron Mitchell Locke (he/him)
Berlin, Germany and Chicago, IL
Kameron Locke (he/him) is a classically trained tenor who has sung throughout the Western hemisphere as a recitalist and chorister. As a recitalist, he has sung throughout Chicago, London, and Germany. While living in London, he was selected for a training opportunity at the renowned National Opera Studio. Kameron was most recently engaged as a tenor for the London Symphony Chorus, singing throughout Europe and at the BBC Proms, until March 2020.
As a community advocate, Kameron creates spaces and opportunities for marginalized communities to experience the arts through innovative and inclusive programming that centers these communities and their lived experiences. In Chicago, he co-created an after-school arts program for students from the Rising Majority communities. During his time in London, he created and led workshops in order to address the gaps in the music production field; these workshops were specifically for BIPOC LGBTQ+ Goldsmiths students.
Additionally, Kameron is a working musicologist educated in Chicago and London. His work centers Black identity and its precarious relationship with and in Western Classical music; his dissertation at Goldsmiths College focused on the 19th century Afro-British composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.
Kameron, through creativity, research, and performance, is dedicated to empowering and making space in the arts for BIPOC communities of all intersectional backgrounds.
Christopher Terrell Martin (he/him)
Singer, Voice Teacher
Christopher Martin is a tenor known for his dramatic stage presence and beautiful lyrical voice. He has performed in the US and in Europe. Christopher has had the chance to work with many notable professionals such as: Anthony Laciura, David Ward, and Michael Rossi. In concert Chris sang as tenor soloist in Handel's Messiah as well as The African American Spiritual concerts with Voccalis International. In opera Chris has performed the role of Don Ottavio in Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Other notable roles include: Monostatos, Alfred, Camille, Count de Rosillon, Beppe, Tamino, King Kaspar, Chaplain of the monastery. Christopher has his BM in Vocal Performance from Lamar University and his MM in Vocal performance from University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Mark Anthony Martinez II (he/him)
New York, New York
Mark Martinez is an operatic tenor based in New York City. Mark has been singing since moving to New York in 2018 and has had the opportunity to perform with several groups. Mark most recently sang the role of Don Ottavio with the Bronx Opera's 2020 production of Mozart's Don Giovanni, and has had several online performances during the pandemic with Etc. Theater Company.
Brian Vu (he/him)
Los Angeles, CA
Described by The New York Times as having an “ample and pleasing tone,” tenor Brian Vu creates visceral and interdisciplinary art on the operatic, theatrical, and concert stages. Mr. Vu has bowed on the stages of the Metropolitan Opera, Kennedy Center, Houston Grand Opera, Glimmerglass Festival, Pittsburgh Opera, San Diego Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera and many others. Role highlights include Riff in Francesca Zambello’s production of West Side Story, Count Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro, and Hannah before in As One. On the concert stage, Mr. Vu made his Carnegie Hall debut singing Mitch Leigh’s “The Impossible Dream” with the composer in attendance. In the recording studio, Mr. Vu has lent his singing voice for the hit HBO TV series Watchmen. He is a First Place Winner of the Lotte Lenya Competition, Grand Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and Sullivan Foundation Award Winner. Most importantly, Mr. Vu believes in the power of art and live theater and its ability to connect to people of all races, nationalities, creeds, and upbringings.