As a dynamic tenor from Norfolk, Virginia, John-Joseph Haney has captivated audiences with his exceptional talent and dedication to the art of opera. He is currently pursuing a Master of Voice degree at The Cleveland Institute of Music, where he was awarded The Cleveland Institute of Music Recognition Scholarship.
John-Joseph's passion for opera began while attending the Governor's School for the Arts in Norfolk, Virginia. He has since been awarded prestigious fellowships and scholarships, including The Sheri Bierman Singer Fellowship for the 2022-2023 season with The Cleveland Orchestra and the Provost Scholarship (full tuition) from The Mannes College of Music in New York, where he earned his Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance.
He has also traveled abroad to study at the Classical Lyric Arts program in Bologna, Italy, and the Opera on the Avalon program in St. John's, Newfoundland, where he was awarded full tuition.
John-Joseph has had the privilege of participating in Master Classes with renowned opera singers Wendy Waller and Marni Nixon through The Metropolitan Opera Guild in New York.
His performances have showcased his exceptional range and versatility as a tenor, with past roles including Ferrando in Cosi Fan Tutte, Don Basilo and Don Curzio in Le Nozze di Figaro, Antony in Sweeney Todd, and Rolf in The Sound of Music. John-Joseph is currently preparing for the role of Postiglione in Puccini's Fanciulla del West with The Cleveland Orchestra.