José Gotera began singing at the age of eight at St. Michael’s Choir School in Toronto. He completed degrees in Human Biology and Music History at the University of Toronto and sang with the Tafelmusik Chamber Choir. In Cleveland, José was an artist-in-residence with Cleveland Opera on Tour, and has also performed with Opera Circle, Opera per Tutti, and the West Shore Chorale. He completed an M.A. in Early Music from Case Western Reserve University. José can be heard on recent releases by Apollo’s Fire and Quire Cleveland. At present, he is a voice instructor at Cleveland State University.