Mark Andrew Katz is a 2006 graduate of the Tri-Cities Opera young artist training program and a 2003 young artist for the Tacoma Opera. He holds a Master’s degree in Opera from Binghamton University and a Bachelor’s degree in vocal performance from the Eastman School of Music.  Kratz will be playing the role of Alfredo in Juneau Lyric Opera’s production of La Traviata this fall and will be the tenor soloist for Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic in early 2014.