Behind the Music


Christon Carney, a native of Nashville, TN, received his Masters of Music in Vocal Performance from the New England Conservatory and his Bachelors of Music in Music Education from Lipscomb University. He recently debuted in Nashville Opera's production of La Traviata as Giuseppe. He has received honors from several disciplines including the recognition of Who's Who among American Colleges and Universities, as well as the prestigious ABRSM Diploma in Voice. Christon has also gone on to be a finalist in the Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition. He has participated in vocal ensembles such as, the Boston Lyric Opera Chorus, the Nashville Symphony Chorus and Chamber Chorus, Nashville Opera Chorus, Nashville's Heimermann Chorale and others.



"One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest."