Tenor PEDRO CARRERAS, JR., a native of Miami, Florida, has called Atlanta home for two decades. Throughout his career, Mr. Carreras has been noted for his emotionally sensitive portrayals and dark resonant voice. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Vocal Performance from Georgia Southern University in 2008, and his Master’s of Music in Vocal performance from Florida State University in 2012. While a student, Mr. Carreras performed several roles including: Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore, Governor Eugene Talmadge in the world premiere of A Scholar Under Siege, Edwin in Gilbert and Sullivan’s Trial By Jury, Rinuccio and Gherardo in Gianni Schicchi, Frederick in Pirates of Penzance, and as Lensky in Eugene Onegin. Professional credits include: Rodolfo in La Bohème with Capitol City Opera, Rodolfo in En Mis Palabras and Prince Charming in Knightly News as an Atlanta Opera Studio Touring Artist, as the French Sentry in their production of Silent Night, and as an Atlanta opera chorister in their Flying Dutchman and Carmen productions. Concert credits include: tenor soloist in Bruckner’s Te Deum and soloist for Atlanta Philharmonic’s “Peace and Harmony” concerts. In 2017, Mr. Carreras accepted an adjunct teaching position as a professor of voice at Reinhardt University’s School of Performing Arts. This will be his fourth production with Peach State Opera and he is excited to be back. Previous roles include Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly, Nemorino in The Elixir of Love, and Cavaradossi in Tosca.