Andrew Hiers

Voice Type: Bass-Baritone

Hometown: West Palm Beach, Florida

Merola Roles: Don Magnifico (La Cenerentola)

Schools: SUNY Binghamton; Florida State University; Sarasota Opera; Opera in the Ozarks
Thomas Goodheart, David Okerlund, Wanda Brister
Major Roles or Experience: Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro); Leporello (Don Giovanni); Olin Blitch (Susannah); Gianni Schicchi (Gianni Schicchi); Doctor Grenvil (La traviata); Colline (La bohème); Judge Turpin (Sweeney Todd); King René (Iolanta); Don Pasquale (Don Pasquale); Don Basilio (Il barbiere di Siviglia)

Other Interests:

I was twenty years old the first time I saw snow. I have an encyclopedic knowledge for movie/television quotes. While I have performed in all three North American countries, I have yet to even visit Europe.

Finding the best local pizza, video games, watching football, piano, bicycling on semi-flat land.

Awards: NATS National Student Auditions, Winner, 2016; SUNY Binghamton, Full Assistantship, 2015-2017; Tallahassee Music Guild Award, 2011; Opera in the Ozarks, Best Male Young Artist Award, 2010; Florida State University Music Foundation, Scholarship, 2006-2011