Sergio González, tenor, received his Master’s degree under the tutelage of César Ulloa at the SF Conservatory of Music, where he also holds his Bachelor’s degree. He was seen as Gastone in Verdi’s La Traviata and as Trin in Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West with Kentucky Opera. The summer of 2014 he performed the role of Don Ottavio with the Mendocino Music Festival in Mozart’s Don Giovanni. The spring of 2013, he performed the role of Ernesto with North Bay Opera in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale where he also covered the role with Arizona Opera in 2014. The summer of 2013, he performed the title role in Britten’s Albert Herring with the Green Mountain Opera Festival. In the summer of 2012 he was an apprentice artist with the Des Moines Metro Opera program. He returned in 2014 to Kentucky Opera to sing Benvolio and cover Tybalt in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette under the baton of Maestro Plasson. González was also recently seen as Ferrando in Mozart’s Così fan tutte under the baton of Maestro Giuseppe Finzi, Count Almaviva in Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia, Rinuccio in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, and as Tamino in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte. This is his second year as a Studio Artist with Opera Santa Barbara, last season he covered the role of Fenton in Verdi’s Falstaff and will cover the role of Lindoro in Rossini’s L’italiana in Algeri in 2015.