Tenor Joshua Sanders is a second year master’s student at the Manhattan School of Music studying with Ruth Golden. In the 2015/16 season, Sanders made debuts with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra as The Imaginary Voice in Berlioz’s Lélio, and the Westchester Oratorio Society as the tenor soloist in Bach’s Magnificat. He was also a featured performer in artist Mingwei’s Sonic Blossom exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In the summer of both 2014 and ’15 Sanders was a Wolf Trap Opera Studio Artist, and received a career grant from the Wolf Trap Foundation in 2015. In the fall of 2015 he was a finalist in the Gerda Lissner song and lieder competition in New York City. While an undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Sanders made his professional principal debut as Tobias Ragg in Sweeney Todd with Madison Opera.