Tenor PEDRO E. CARRERAS, JR. graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Vocal Performance. While at GSU, he studied voice under Sarah Hancock and performed numerous roles including Nemorino in The Elixir of Love, Governor Eugene Talmadge in A Scholar Under Siege, and Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi. Recently, Pedro graduated from Florida State University with Master’s in Vocal Performance in Spring of 2012 where he taught voice as a graduate assistant. During his career at FSU, he studied voice with Stanford Olsen and David Okerlund and appeared in their productions of Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Gianni Schicchi, and in Eugene Onegin as Lensky. Pedro has worked with directors Dr. Tamara Watson Harper, Dr. Arikka Gregory, Matthew Lata, Claudia Zahn and conductors Dr. Kyle Hancock, Frank Graffeo, and Douglas Fisher and with clinicians Cecelia Schieve, Karen Peeler, Sharon Mabry, and Timothy Hoekman.