Frank Hernandez

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Before retiring from the world of professional opera in 2007, He graduated from Whitworth college before attending and graduating from the prestigious Oberlin Conservatory of Music where he studied under the late great Richard Miller.

In Europe, Frank has appeared with the Bordeaux Opera in France, the Festivale Dei Due Mondi in Spoleto Italy and with the Erfurt Opera in Germany. As a concert artist, he has appeared as Marcello in a concert opera La Boheme, at the Hollywood Bowl with the LA Philharmonic conducted by John Mauceri, the Cleveland Orchestra the National Symphony, the New Jersey Symphony, the BBC London Orchestra on Radio3 in London's Palace Theater in a Cole Porter concert conducted by John McGlinn as well as appearances with the Houston Symphony, Oregon Symphony, Syracuse Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony, Florida Philharmonic, Madison Symphony and the Spokane Symphony. In recital he has appeared at the Morgan Library in New York City in concert with heralded soprano Renee Fleming in addition to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall with Ned Rorem and Marni Nixon.

Frank has collaborated with many famous and esteemed artists including Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Renee Fleming, Steven Sondheim, Fredrica Von Stade, Thomas Allen, Evelyn Lear, Helen Donath, Joyce DiDonato, Kim Criswell, Ned Rorem, Marni Nixon, Marcello Giordani, Ramon Vargas, and David Miller of IL DIVO.

Frank is the winner of awards from the Luciano Pavarotti World Competition, ARIA Foundation, George London Foundation, Metropolitan Opera Competition, Puccini Foundation, Opera Columbus Competition and Fort Worth Opera Marguerite McCammon Competition. Frank is the proud Father of son, Kent Hernandez. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife, Heather, and their four furry children; Zeus, Zoro, Zena and Thor.

Inspirational Verse Ephesians 6:10, "Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power."