Shane Kennedy holds a Master of Music degree (2008) in vocal performance and church music from Belmont University in Nashville TN. He has sung locally in numerous opera and musical roles including: Tamino from Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte (2006) and Camille de Rosillon from Lehar’s The Merry Widow (2007) with Belmont Opera Theater- Nashville, Officer Lockstock from Urinetown (2009) with Renaissance Theatre-
Huntsville, Max Detweiller from The Sound of Music (2010) with Theatre Huntsville, Gomez Addams from The Addams Family (2014) with Independent Musical Productions- Huntsville, Major General from G&S Pirates of Penzance (2015) with Theatre Huntsville, Sheriff Bill from Gregory Vajda’s Georgia Bottoms (2015) with Huntsville Symphony Orchestra, Rodolfo from Puccini’s La Boheme (2017) with Ars Nova-
Huntsville, The Lamplighter from Rachel Portman’s The Little Prince (2018) with Ars Nova-Huntsville, Gherardo from Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi (2018), Baritone from G&S in the Rocket City (2021) with Opera Huntsville and Eddie Pensier from Bremen Town Musicians (2021) with Opera Huntsville. Oratorio tenor repertoire includes Mozart Requiem (2005) with Huntsville Symphony Orchestra, Mozart Solemn Vespers (2005) with Shoals Symphony-Florence AL, Dubois’s Seven Last Words of Christ (2012) at Trinity UMC in Huntsville, and numerous performances of Handel Messiah in Atlanta and Huntsville. Mr. Kennedy was a member of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus 1997-2002. Mr. Kennedy serves as Worship and Fine Arts Associate at Trinity United Methodist in Huntsville, a position he has held since 2002. He is also artistic director ofthe Heritage Ringers of Huntsville, an auditioned community handbell choir.