Jason Detwiler

Career highlights have included Marcello in LA BOHÈME with Opera Idaho and Opera San Jose; the title role in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO with West Bay Opera, Opera San Jose, and Sacramento Opera Theatre; Guglielmo in COSÌ FAN TUTTE with Sacramento Opera Theatre; Papageno in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE with Apollo Opera and Opera San Jose; the title role in MACBETH with West Bay Opera; the title role in the West Coast premiere of Vaughan Williams’s PILGRIM’S PROGRESS with Trinity Lyric Opera; and the title role in DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER, the title role in DON GIOVANNI, Renato in UN BALLO IN MASCHERA, Scarpia in TOSCA, Valentin in FAUST, Escamillo in CARMEN, Count Di Luna in IL TROVATORE, Silvio in PAGLIACCI , Alfio in CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA, Zurga in LES PÊCHEURS DE PERLES, John Proctor in THE CRUCIBLE, Malatesta in DON PASQUALE, and Falke in DIE FLEDERMAUS with Opera San Jose. Concert highlights have included baritone soloist in MESSIAH with the Auburn Symphony; Saint-Saens’s CHRISTMAS ORATORIO with the Jackson Community Symphony; and an OPERA CONCERT with the Monterey Opera Symphony.

In 2001, Mr. Detwiler was awarded a study grant from the Wagner Society of Northern California and participated in the Emerging Singers Program of Washington D.C.'s Wagner Society. He won the Opera by the Bay Competition in 2001, was a Pacific Regional Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions for both 2001 and 2005, and participated as a contestant in Plácido Domingo's Operalia Competition in Madrid, Spain.

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