Edward Washington II
American Tenor Edward Washington II was born in England, raised in Saudi Arabia and currently lives in New York City. He’s celebrated for his soaring vocal range and generous stage presence. Armed with a BM from Stetson University and a master’s from Morgan State University, Edward has honed his craft through rigorous training and academic excellence in the United States and abroad.
Throughout his career, Edward has performed with prestigious opera companies including Opera Omaha, Detroit Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and the Metropolitan Opera. He has also performed in major concert Halls and music festivals showcasing his versatility as a vocal artist. His repertoire includes opera, oratorio, cantatas, art songs, musical theater, spirituals, and hymns.
Edward is a passionate advocate for music education and physical health. He actively engages in advancing American music with his fraternity: Phi Mu Alpha, Sinfonia. He has premiered the works of four American composers.