Erik Kallo received his Bachelors of Voice Performance at the University of British Columbia under the guidance of Dale Throness. He’s had extensive work in the choral and soloistic fields as both a Tenor and a Countertenor being apart of the UBC University Singers, UBC Chamber Choir, and UBC Mens Choir as well as doing a UBC Opera’s production of George Bizet’s Carmen singing in the chorus. Currently, Erik sings for West Vancouver United Church as a paid soloist under the direction of Gerald Van Wyck and musica intima; a Juno award-nominated self directed vocal chamber ensemble that recently was the first ever North American vocal ensemble to be invited and performed at the 2016 Busan International Choral Festival in South Korea. Born in Hungary but raised in Canada, Erik attended the Langley Fine Arts School in Fort Langley B.C. where he sang and played saxophone in over six ensembles from Grade 1-12. Erik’s love for music knows no bounds. Apart from singing primarily Classical, Erik also adores singing Jazz/Pop and has had the pleasure of fronting Dal Richards Orchestra on many occasions at the UBC Opera Ball. In the Fall, Erik will continue his studies abroad in London, England where he will be pursuing a Masters at the Royal College of Music as a Countertenor.