Luke Elmer

Countertenor

a 22-year-old Countertenor from Flower Mound, Texas, is expected to graduate from BYU this coming April with a degree in Vocal Performance. He studied with Darrell Babidge and Dr. Robert Brandt and specializes in Baroque music. In October 2018, he performed the role of Didymus in BYU’s Production of Handel’s Theodora. Recent accolades include an Encouragement Award from the Metropolitan Opera National Council District round in Salt Lake City and the Ariel Bybee award from BYU’s Young Artists in Voice competition. Luke was also a Finalist at Utah Opera’s 2017 AriaFest competition as well as a finalist for BYU’s concerto competition. In early 2017, he won first place in his category at the National Association of Teachers of Singing competition. He is a proud alumnus of the BYU Men’s Chorus, Concert Choir, and Singers, with whom he went on tour to Vietnam, and Indonesia. He now sings with local choirs including Brevitas, the Garage Guys, and the Sound of Ages. Luke previously sang with the Lux Singers and the Wasatch Chorale, to which he was assistant conductor under Jennifer Heder.

Luke Elmer