Byron Mayes

Graduate Student




Baritone Byron Mayes is currently a first year master's student at the University of California - Santa Barbara. He completed his BM at Columbus State University in Georgia where he performed the roles of Belcore in Donizetti’s L’elisir D’amore, Bill Bobstay in Gilbert & Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore, and Melchior in Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors. A Houston native, Byron spent two years performing with the Houston Grand Opera chorus and has recently joined the Opera Santa Barbara Chorus performing in their production of Bizet’s Carmen