Roland Mills, a Trinidadian American lyric tenor, has recently relocated to southern California after spending five years becoming one of Boston's most polished and versatile singers. Roland recently made his European debut singing the role of Rincuccio in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi, produced by the Teatro Magnagni and accompanied by the Giuseppe Verdi Orchestra. He has also performed roles including Lensky (Eugene Onegin), Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), Ferrando (Cosi fan tutte), Male Chorus (Rape of Lucretia), and Mac the Knife (Threepenny Opera), among others. Mr. Mills has been engaged as a young artist with the Russian Opera Workshop, OperaWorks, the Asolo Song Festival, Flagstaff in Fidenza, and the International Performing Arts Institute in Germany. Roland also sings in the chorus of Boston Lyric Opera and Odyssey opera, among others.
Mr. Mills received 1st Place in the NATS competition (2009), and currently teaches private voice lessons in Los Angeles. He received his Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from Northern Arizona University (2010), and his Master's in Voice Performance from The Boston Conservatory in the Spring of 2012.