ANDRES LOSADA, baritone from Bogotá, Colombia, graduated from the Central University of Colombia under the mentorship of maestros Sara Catarine, Camila Toro and Alejandro Roca. Awarded with the Barbara Smith Conrad Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Fine Arts and the Willa Stewart Setseck Scholarship, he completed his Master's studies in Opera Performance at the Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin. Losada made his professional international debut with the Northern Lights Music Festival in Minnesota singing the roles of Sciarrone and Carceriere in Tosca. He performed the role of Superintendent Budd in the opera Albert Herringwith the Miami Music Festival. Of this production the critic of the South Florida Classical Review highlights his performance as a "rich bass". In the same year he debuted the lead role of Papageno in The Magic Flutewith FAVA Opera. His performances with the Butler Opera Center include Dulcamara in L'elisir D 'amore, Edmund Bertram in Mansfield Park, and Masetto in Don Giovanni. In 2018 he made his debut with the National Opera and the ‘Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo’ in the roles of Lerhenauer and Musikanten in Der Rosenkavalier. More recently, Losada was part of the 2022 Opera San Antonio Apprentice Artist program and debuted the title role in Le Nozze di Figaro at the Red River Lyric Opera Festival. Currently, Mr. Losada is an Artist Diploma student at the Texas Christian University and a Fort Worth Opera Studio Artist.