- nicholas tamagna
- Opera Singer
nicholas tamagna was born in upstate new york and as a child traveled with his mother and aunt's band, leather and lace. he studied voice at the manhattan school of music. he went on to earn a masters degree at hunter college. nicholas changed from being a baritone to a countertenor in 2007. he was the first winner of the nico castel international mastersinger competition (2011) and the arkadi foundation opera idol competition (2011), as well as a semi-finalist (2011) in the first ever countertenor competition, the gianni bergamo classic music award for countertenors in lugano, switzerland. he was the winner of the new york lyric opera theatre competition 2012 and competed in fort worth, texas for the marguerite mccammon voice competition. he works steadily on large and small stages in the united states and abroad.