Tenor A.J. GLUECKERT is a first-year Adler Fellow hailing from Portland, Oregon. He is an alumnus of the 2012 Merola Opera Program, where he performed Mr. Owen in Argento’s Postcard from Morocco. As a resident artist with Minnesota Opera, he performed Arturo (Lucia di Lammermoor) and created the role of the Crown Prince in the world premiere of Puts’s Silent Night. He is also a graduate of the young artists programs at the Santa Fe Opera and Utah Opera. A two-time winner of the regional Metropolitan Opera National Auditions, he holds a degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and appeared as the Drum Major (Wozzeck) with San Francisco’s Ensemble Parallèle.