Maurcio Perusquia holds an MM in Opera Performance from Arizona State University and a BM in Voice Performance from the University of Texas at El Paso. He has engaged in many new opera works such as Arizona Opera’s Silent Night and the New Works reading of the jazz interactive opera, Marie Begins, as well as concert works, such as Cipher. With ASU’s Music Theatre and Opera, Mauricio performed the roles of Frank in Street Scene and Simone in Gianni Schicchi, as well as participated in many productions including Trouble in Tahiti, and Bernstein’s Mass. He has also performed many roles with Gilbert and Sullivan Company of El Paso for which he is on the board of directors and a past Joan Quarm Scholarship winner. Mauricio is a proud member of the music fraternity Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, a former member of First Presbyterian Church of El Paso’s scholarship singer program, and a current Valley Singer at Valley Presbyterian Church.