Javier Bernardo is a versatile Peruvian musician with a passion for singing, songwriting, and music production. He began his musical journey studying sound engineering in Lima, Peru before transitioning to pursue a career in opera. Javier went on to earn a Bachelor's degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach and a Master of Music from The Juilliard School, further honing his skills and knowledge in the music industry.
As a tenor, Javier has made notable debuts with prestigious companies such as the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Chicago Symphony, Palm Beach Opera, Münster Theatre, and Oldenburgisches Staatstheater. He has also worked closely with prodigious musicians such as Martina Arroyo, Virginia Zeani, Daniel Barenboim, René Pape, and Nico Castel. In addition to his work as a tenor, he is also a skilled songwriter and composer, with several copyrighted and published works to his name. Javier is a multi-instrumentalist, often accompanying himself on the piano or guitar when performing his original music. He also has a deep understanding of music production, having recorded musicians of all genres for their demo material.
Throughout his career, Javier has received numerous accolades and awards from prestigious competitions such as the Metropolitan Opera Competition, The Bel Canto Foundation Competition, The Gerda Lissner Foundation Competition, and the Schyler Foundation International Competition.
Javier's dedication to his craft and passion for music make him a dynamic and versatile musician with a bright future ahead. Whether singing in an operatic ensemble, performing his original music, or producing music for other artists, his technical expertise and artistic vision have made him a standout in the industry.