Christon Carney is quickly coming into his own as an emerging artist in the world of opera; also traditional concert work. He has received numerous grants and scholarships, and won competitions, including the Orpheus Vocal Competition, Altech Vocal Competition, and Harlem Opera Theater Competition. In 2018, Christon debuted with the Nashville Opera as Giuseppe (La Traviata) and has played the role of Guard (Die Zauberflöte) with the New England Conservatory Opera program. 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 Vocal Performance. During his training, Christon was honored to participate in masterclasses led by Lawrence Brownlee, Ben Heppner and other esteemed guests.