Christon Carney is quickly coming into his own as an emerging artist in operatic and concert work. He has received numerous grants, competition, and scholarships, including the Orpheus Vocal Competition, Altech Vocal Competition, Harlem Opera Theater Competition and several others. Christon debuted with Nashville Opera in 2018 as Giuseppe (La Traviata) and Guard (Die Zauberflöte) with the NEC Opera. Christon has performed with the Nashville Symphony, Nashville Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, Rhode Island Civic Orchestra and Chorale, and premiered several independent operas and orchestral works in principal roles across the country. Christon holds a Bachelor of Music in music education from Lipscomb University, and attended the New England Conservatory’s masters program in voice. During his training, Christon was honored to participate in masterclasses led by Lawrence Brownlee, Ben Heppner and other esteemed guests.