Cuban-American tenor Héctor Manuel Mir hails from Miami, Florida. He will begin the 2017 season as an Emerging Artist at St. Petersburg Opera, covering the role of Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore. The 2016 summer season took him to China where he was an artist with the iSing Festival, singing performances in Suzhou
and Beijing. Hector received his Bachelor of Music from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, preceded by studies in his hometown at Miami’s New World School of the Arts. Hector is a student of Manny Perez.