James Lesu’i is a baritone native to California. Mr. Lesu’i majored in Vocal Performance at California State University, Fullerton and received his Masters degree in Opera Performance from The Boston Conservatory at Berklee.. James currently studies voice with the highly acclaimed teacher of singing and opera singer Dr. Rebecca Folsom. He recently participated in the intense summer program OC Ars Vocalis Academy in Rome, Italy and Narnia Festival in Narni, Italy. In addition, he premiered the role of Jack Highstraw for composer Richard Pearson Thomas’s newest opera titled A Wake or a Wedding. He most recently performed the role Il barone in Narnia Festival’s production of La traviata by Verdi and sang Lucifer with The Boston Conservatory Baroque Ensemble’s performance of Handel’s La Resurrezione. Currently James sings in the Boston Gay Men’s chorus whose mission is to inspire change, build community, and celebrate difference.