|Canadian Barihunk Nathan Keoughan|
Keoughan was born and raised in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island and completed his bachelor of music at the University of Prince Edward Island. He went on to study at the prestigious New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, where he completed a master’s degree in Vocal Performance in 2012.
An accomplished theatre actor, Nathan portrayed Royal Gardner in Anne & Gilbert at the Harbourfront Theatre for three consecutive summers, and also played Edwin Simpson in Nine Lives, a musical about the life of L.M. Montgomery, for the Charlottetown Festival.
Keoughan’s opera roles include Colline in La Bohème (Cowtown Opera, Highland Opera Studio), Sarastro in The Magic Flute (Highland Opera Studio), the Mayor in Dr. Miracle (New England Conservatory) and excerpts of Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro, New England Conservatory).
His dream roles are Wotan in Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen and Scarpia in Puccini's Tosca.
You can follow him on Twitter @nathankeoughan.
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At the sold-out Ensemble Studio Competition in 2012, six singers including barihunk Gordon Bintner, Charlotte Burrage, Aviva Fortunata, Clarence Frazer, Andrew Haji and Danielle MacMillan – were selected out of 10 finalists to join the 2013/2014 Ensemble Studio. Bintner was the First Prize Winner and People's Choice Award recipient.
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