Babatunde Akinboboye

Nigerian American Baritone, Babatunde Akinboboye has sung the roles of Sharpless (Madama Butterfly) with Center Stage Opera, Escamillo (Carmen) with Pacific Opera Project, Mr. Akinboboye’s honors include Western Regional Finalist in the 2012 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, first place winner in the 43nd Annual American Educators of Italian Origin United Opera Scholarship Competition, winner of the New Century Singers of Whittier Competition, and finalist in the International Eisteddfod Vocal Solo Competition in Llangollen, Wales. Babatunde is an Alumnus of the OperaWorks Emerging Artist Program, CoOPERAtive Program, and received a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance at California State University, Northridge.