William Andrews (Tenor), a Pittsburgh native, graduated from Muskingum University where he was co-principal trumpet in the orchestra and was awarded the Mary Bartlett Reynolds Award for excellence in music. In the past four years, he has performed a vast array of both traditional and contemporary operas such as Sam (Susannah), Alfredo (La Traviata), Nemorino (L’Elisir d’Amore), Rinuccio (Gianni Schicchi), Tamino (Die Zauberflöte) under the baton of the late maestro SidneyHarth, and the title role in Pygmalion. In 2011, he was awarded the first prize in a singing competition of the Opera Theater of Pittsburgh and was given the role of Rodolfo in the world premiere of Alberto Garcia Demestres’ The Honeymoon Suite at their Summerfest. The following year, he sang the role of Don José (Carmen) with Undercroft Opera, covered Rodolfo (La Boheme) with Opera Western Reserve, and Buster Peeves in a world premier of Penthouse Suite with Opera Theater of Pittsburgh. Mr. Andrews most recent performances were last year when hesang B.F. Pinkerton in Puccini's Madama Butterfly, and Martin Luther in the world premier of Mihai Valcu's Katharina von Bora at Westminster. William studies voice under Ross Dacal.