Baritone and Kentucky native Aaron Eaves is a professional singer and teacher of singing. He is a professor of voice faculty at Bellarmine University and is finishing a Doctorate in Musical Arts at the University of Kentucky.
Aaron was recently a hired choral fellow with the Spoleto Festival, where he was a part of the production of Barber’s Vanessa. He has performed many opera roles and recently sang the role of Papageno in The Magic Flute and Schaunard in La Bohème with the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre. He has performed other major roles, such as the Count in Le Nozze di Figaro at the Estates Theatre in Prague and Marcello in La Bohème in Croatia. He received a Master of Music in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from Westminster Choir College in 2018 before attending the University of Kentucky. He also performed in many productions with the Westminster Opera Theatre while at Westminster Choir College, including Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus and Le Marquis de la Force in Dialogues des Carmélites. He has performed in major concerts, including the bass soloist in Messiah with the Garden State Philharmonic Orchestra and the title role of Elijah with the Westminster Symphonic Choir. He has also competed in many competitions and was a 2020 Alltech Vocal Scholarship Contest finalist and encouragement award winner. He was also a semifinalist at the Orpheus National Vocal Competition and a district competitor for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 Metropolitan Opera Laffont competitions.