Brian McQueen is a bass-baritone living in New York. A frequent performer of recital, concert, and opera, Brian made is operatic debut as Thierry in Francis Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelites with the Lyric Opera Theatre at Arizona State University. He also performed the role of the Peruckenmaker in Richard Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos with the same company. Other roles include Zuniga in Bizet's Carmen with the Janiec Opera Company, Balthazaar in Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors for the South Carolina Governor’s School of the Arts' Winter Series, both Papageno in Mozart's TheMagic Flute and John Shears in Benjamin Britten’s Paul Bunyan with Miami University Opera. In concert, Brian performed at both the Manchester Literary Festival and Poetry International(London, UK) as the bass soloist in the premiere of WISTERIA, poetry by Kwame Dawes and music by Kevin Simmonds. Additionally, Brian was featured recording of selected songs from WISTERIA for BBC Radio. Brian worked again with both Dawes and Simmonds, performing as the bass soloist for the premiere of Hope: Living andLoving with HIV in Jamaica, commissioned by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis. Other concert performances include the bass soloist in Kurt Weill’s Das Berliner Requiem, Handel’s Messiah, and Gabriel Faure’s Requiem. He was most recently heard as the bass soloist with the Richmond Choral Society in Staten Island(June ’16). As an actor, Brian was featured in the premiere of Alexandro Segade's "Future St." at the "We're Watching" series at Bard College(April, '16) & The Broad Museum in Los Angeles, CA(June, '16). He can be seen in the upcoming performance of C Bain's "Here, Serpent" at Dixon Place in NYC. Brian is a 2017 fellow with Emerging Leaders in New York Arts.