Nobuki Momma, a baritone, graduated from Tokyo National University of Arts with an MFA in Voice. In 2010, he also graduated summa cum laude from the Nikikai Opera Institute, the biggest opera company in Japan. He has performed many roles throughout Japan and the United States, including Marcello in La Boheme, Renato in Un balllo in Maschera, Germont in La Traviata, Aeneas in Dido and Aeneas and the title role of Gianni Schicchi. In 2014, he was awarded a fellowship by the Japanese government to study at Mannes College The New School for Music. He was also awarded the Marty Jeiven Award (Honorable Mention) while participating in the dell’Arte Opera Ensemble 2016 “Violetta and her Sisters” Festival.