Lyric tenor Cody Laun has been seen on numerous regional opera stages in recent years, including Des Moines Metro Opera, Mississippi Opera, (Duke in Rigoletto), Opera Fort Collins (Songs in Summer 2017, and Ralph Rackstraw in HMS Pinafore), Boulder Opera, Loveland Opera, and Mobile Opera. His competition credits include winning the 2015 Arkansas District Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions, the 2017 Intermountain Region of NATSAA, and singing as a finalist in the 2014 Madame Rose Palmai-Tenser competition. He has also performed as a soloist in a range of choral and concert works, including Handel’s Messiah, Britten's Saint Nicolas, and Handel's Dixit Dominus.
He recently finished his tenure as Special Assistant Professor of Voice at Colorado State University, and is currently teaching voice at New Saint Andrews College in Moscow, Idaho. He is thrilled to be returning to Mississippi opera this April as Roméo in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette.