Palm Springs Vocal CompetitionConservatory student Ricardo Garcia awarded 3rd place!
Conservatory student Ricardo Garcia, tenor, was awarded third prize at the prestigious Palm Springs Opera Guild Vocal Competition on December 3rd. Ten finalists were chosen out of 150 singers from California, Nevada, and Arizona. The annual Competition promotes and advances the careers of young artists. Past winners are singing with international opera companies in Vienna, Paris, Amsterdam, and Rome as well as the Metropolitan Opera (New York) and Los Angeles Opera.
Ricardo appeared in the Pacific production “Follies” and will appear in Pacific Opera Theater’s spring production of The Magic Flute in the lead role of Tamino.