Steve Pence joined the LA Opera Chorus in 2005.

He was most recently featured in several roles in the company's 2018 production of Candide. Previously at LA Opera, he has had solo roles in Jenůfa (2007), Carmen (2013), Billy Budd (2014), Pagliacci (2015), The Festival Play of Daniel (2016). Since 2004, he has been a member of the Los Angeles Master Chorale, where he is a frequent soloist. He has also appeared as a soloist with the Long Beach Symphony, Los Angeles Chamber Choir, the Lark Society and Orange County Choral Society. Other career highlights include appearing with the LA Philharmonic as Hercules in The Civil Wars by Philip Glass, Sharpless in Madama Butterfly with the Pasadena Schubertiad, Alonzo in Hoiby’s The Tempest with USC Thornton Opera and Figaro in The Marriage of Figaro with Pacific Repertory Opera.