JOSHUA WHEEKER is a native of Dayton, Ohio. He attended the University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music from 2007 – 2013. Since having left the conservatory Joshua has performed with Opera Iowa, Des Moines Metro Opera, Kentucky Opera, Dayton Opera, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Dayton Philharmonic, and Grand Junction Symphony, and is currently a member of the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program at LA Opera. Joshua has performed such roles as Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi, School Master in Cunning Little Vixen, Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore, and Malcolm in Macbeth. Since having been with Los Angeles Opera he has performed Malcolm in Macbeth and The Policeman in Wonderful Town, understudied Belmonte in Die Entfuhrüng aus dem Serail, and sang the 2nd Jew in Salome.