Casey Cerveny is a 2022 graduate of Drake University with a B.M. in Vocal Performance and a minor in French. Currently, he is a voice instructor with the Drake University Community School of Music.
On stage, Casey has sung roles such as Basilio and Don Curzio in Le Nozze di Figaro, Fenton in Falstaff, and Ferrando in Così fan tutte with Drake Opera Theatre. Outside of Drake, Casey has performed in the chorus for Des Moines Metro Opera's production of Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, as well as singing Rinuccio and Monostatos in Vicenza, Italy for the International Lyric Academy's productions of Gianni Schicchi and Die Zauberflöte, respectively. Outside of operatic roles, Casey has performed in various scenes and aria concerts, and sang in numerous masterclasses, including those of Eric Ferring, Rebecca Folsom and Jonathan Pape, Michael Heaston, Gordon Ostrowski, Tim Bostwick, and Melissa Wegner and Francesca Condeluci. He has also been a member of Drake's chamber choir, spēro, and the Drake Choir, both directed by Eric Barnum.
Casey hopes to find a place for himself on the opera stage and in academia as a scholar and teacher of voice. Outside of studying and performing music, Casey enjoys going to the movies, eating, cooking, language study, exploring new music, and time with his family and friends.