Brent Wilson is a tenor, conductor, and stage director now in his fourth season as chorus master for Opera Santa Barbara, where his work has been critically praised as "simply superb" and "deserving of special kudos." This season, he staged Così fan tutte for both the North End Music and Performing Arts Center in Boston and Viterbo Opera; conducted the family performance of Opera Santa Barbara's Don Pasquale; and sang Mahler's Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen for Ventura College, where he serves as Director of Opera and Voice. He has excelled in featured character roles for Boston Lyric Opera and Opera Santa Barbara, and he performed a staged version of Janácek's The Diary of One Who Vanished for Intermezzo Opera. He has performed with top choruses including Lyric Opera Chicago, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Boston Lyric Opera, and the Grammy-nominated ensemble Boston Baroque. He holds degrees from Boston University.