AZO Cast Members & Creatives
A native of Plantation, Florida, tenor David Margulis is a former member of the Marion Roose Pullin Opera Studio at Arizona Opera. During the 2012-13 season, David was seen in a variety of roles, including Arturo in Lucia di Lamermoor, Spoletta in Tosca, and Basilio and Curzio in Le Nozze di Figaro. During his second season as a member of the Studio, David was Ernesto in Don Pasquale, and returned to Arizona Opera to sing Tamino in The Magic Flute.
David is an alumnus of some of the premier artist training programs in the nation, including the Santa Fe Opera, the Steans Music Institute at the Ravinia Music Festival, Opera Theatre of St. Louis’ Gerdine Young Artist Program, and the Des Moines Metro Opera Apprentice Program. David has twice been a Regional Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, having won the Florida District in 2011 and the St. Louis District in the 2012 season.
David has completed studies towards a Performer’s Diploma at Indiana University, where he was the 2011-12 Wilfred C. Bain Fellow. He also holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Washington, and a Bachelor’s Degree from Florida State University.