B i o g r a p h y
Jose Francisco Ruiz, Mexican-American Tenor has appeared across
the country in locations such as New Hampshire, San Francisco,
New York, Hawaii, and his home city of Los Angeles. Mr. Ruiz
has workedshopped and premiered works, as well as
performed Recitals (New York Area), Concerts, Musicals (Tony in
West side Story, Dentist in Little Shop of Horrors), Operas (Tamino
in Die Zauberflote, Nadir in Pecheur de Perles), and Oratorios
(Evangelist in St Mattew's Passion, Boy in Crumb's Ancient Voices
of Children) for Opera America, One World Symphony, New York
Cantata Singers, Amore Opera, Manhattan School of Music Opera
and Baroque Opera, Santa Monica Opera Theater, El Camino
CollegeOpera/ Musical Theater, Los Angeles Harbor College,
Empire Opera and NubianConservatory in Brooklyn.
Mr. Ruiz has worked with the likes of Johanna Nachef, Winston
Vogel, Sung Jin Hong, Kenneth Cooper, David Labowitz, Laurent
Pillot, Raymond Beegle, Sue Anne Pinner, Paul Sperry, Mignon
Dunn, Donna Vaughn, Jorge Parodi,Mark E. Swinton to name a few.
Mr. Ruiz studied voice at the Manhattan School of Music under
the tutelage of Trish McCaffrey.
He currently lives in New York.