Francesco DiLello graduated from Ithaca College in December 2020 with a B.M. in vocal performance and music education. Originally from Highland Mills, New York, his performance credits at Ithaca College include The Sailor from Dido and Aeneas as well as roles in several scenes in the Ithaca College Opera Workshop. Currently, he is a Studio Artist at Opera Ithaca, where he will perform the role of Charlie in the workshop of the Sally Lamb McCune’s new opera-in-progress, We Wear the Sea Like a Coat. He has also been a young artist at Opera Viva in Verona and the International Performing Arts Institute’s Global Artist and Fairhope programs. DiLello currently serves as the Music Director for the online musical theater group ParodyTale and is performing several roles in various ongoing online voice acting projects. His chorus experience includes Dido and Aeneas at Ithaca College and La bohème with Opera Ithaca and the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra in Ithaca, New York.