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Ben Cortez

Ben Cortez

A budding stage director for opera, tenor Ben Cortez is assisting and directing at Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, USC Thornton Opera, and other organizations around Southern California.

Previously

  • Soloist, All Saints Church, Pasadena, California, 2013–2015
  • Member, Los Angeles Master Chorale 
  • Member, Inspiravi Chamber Choir 
  • Soloist, Los Angeles Bach Festival 2014
  • Member, San Gabriel Valley Choral Company 
  • Aspen Opera Theater Center 
  • Hawaii Performing Arts Festival 
  • Oberlin in Italy 
  • Opera Theatre of St. Louis Gerdine Young Artist Program 

Studies

  • Master of Music in voice, Indiana University 
  • Bachelor of Music in vocal arts, University of Southern California