Joseph Lopez received his bachelors and Master’s degrees in opera performance from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at Cal State Long Beach. In the Metropolitan Opera National Competition he received an Encouragement Award and advanced to the regional level. He was awarded first place in the Center Stage Opera Vocal Competition where he also received the Audience Favorite and the LA Opera Encouragement Awards. Joseph was selected to be the tenor soloist for the Taos Opera Institute and was an artist with the Utah Opera Music Festival where he covered the role of Rodolfo. Other roles include Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Alfredo in La traviata, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Foresto in Attila, Ferrando in Così fan tutti, Franz and Spalazani in Les contes d'Hoffman, Tanzmeister in Ariadne auf Naxos, and Le Doyen de la Faculté in Cendrillon. Joseph is a member of the Los Angeles Opera chorus and Los Angeles Master Chorale where he performs regularly at Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl with the LA Philharmonic.