Active as a conductor, soloist, and ensemble singer, Bass Steven Berlanga resides Bloomington, IN where
he is a candidate for the Doctor of Music degree in choral conducting at Indiana University. He currently
performs with the Santa Fe Desert Chorale, The Thirteen, Kinnara, Exigence, Chorosynthsis, Brevitas, and has sung with the Vocal Arts Ensemble of Cincinnati, and BorderCroSsing of Minneapolis. He has
completed a MM degree in choral conducting at College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, and a BM degree in vocal performance from California State University – Long Beach. As a soloist in oratorio and opera he has performed with New Voices Opera, IU Opera, Cabrillo Stage, the Santa Cruz Symphony, Cabrillo College, Westfield State University, the Illuminati Vocal Ensemble, and the Raven Consort. On stage has sung the roles of Caiaphas in Jesus Christ Superstar, Villains in Tales of Hoffmann, Dick Deadeye in H.M.S Pinafore, and Coline in La Boheme. In 2014 he performed the role of Boris in The King in Yellow with New Voices Opera, and he returned in 2016 to perform as Stranger in The Forest of Dreams. In 2011 Mr. Berlanga performed the baritone solos in Hindemith’s When Lilacs Last in the
Dooryard Bloom’d with the Cabrillo Summer Chorus, and he returned in 2012 to perform the baritone
solos in Vaughan Williams’s Dona Nobis Pacem with the Santa Cruz Symphony and Cabrillo Symphonic
Chorus. While finishing his degree in Indiana, Mr. Berlanga also enjoys working at a local winery.