Tenor Joshua Wheeker is now in his second season as a member of LA Opera's Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program. He made his LA Opera company debut singing Malcolm in Macbeth, and returned later in the season as the Second Jew in Salome. Recent performances include both Don Basilio and Don Curzio in The Marriage of Figaro and Malcolm in Macbeth with Kentucky Opera. He has performed roles with Dayton Opera, Opera Iowa, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Aspen Music Festival, and Des Moines Metro Opera. He has also worked with such distinguished conductors as James Conlon, Steven Lord and Grant Gershon. He has won the Ohio District of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and has won the Pasadena Opera Guild Competition.