John Davey, tenor, is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. He has been a frequent soloist in Oratorio in the metropolitan New York area in works such as Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Requiem, Rossini’s Stabat Mater, Gounod’s St. Cecelia Mass and a variety of Mozart and Haydn masses. He has performed as tenor soloist in Bach’s Magnificat and Mozart’s Requiem with the Fairfield Orchestra of Period Instruments. He has also portrayed the Evangelist in Bach’s St. John’s Passion and was soloist with the Brooklyn Philharmonic. In recital, he has performed frequently in the Northeast and throughout England and Italy. He has performed with L’Opera Francais de New York, the Des Moines Opera, American Chamber Opera Theater, and a variety of local opera companies in such roles as Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Fenton in Verdi’s Falstaffand Nemorino in L ‘E/isir d’amore. He has also performed with the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players and has portrayed Nanki-Poo in The Mikado. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Music and was the recipient of a Rotary Foundation Fellowship for Vocal Study in Italy. While there, he furthered his studies as a recipient of a Katherine B. Childs scholarship for Americans studying abroad: He is also a winner of the National Association of Teachers of Singing Competition.