Efraín Solís chosen as a finalist for the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions as well as a finalist in the 2013 Houston Grand Opera's Eleanor McCollum Competition.
Mr. Solís has performed a variety of roles including the title role in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin with Russian Opera Workshop in Philadelphia, Guglielmo in Mozart’s Così fan tutte, Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus, Matthew in La Divina by Thomas Pasatieri, and Figaro in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro with Operafestival di Roma in Italy. At the San Francisco Conservatory of Music he performed the title role in Mozart's Don Giovanni, Guglielmo in Così fan tutte, and the title role in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi.
In 2012 he was the 1st place winner of the East Bay Opera League Scholarship Competition and took 2nd place in the Berkeley Piano Club's Dorothy Van Waynen Vocal Competition. Most recently he won the SFCM Vocal Concerto Competition and will be performing Mahler's Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen with the SFCM Orchestra as a part of their 2013 - 14 season. In the spring of 2013 he will be joining Opera Santa Barbara as a part of their Studio Artist Program and will cover the role of Dr. Malatesta in Don Pasquale. He also has been selected to participate in the Merola Opera Program 2013 and will be singing Junius in Britten's The Rape of Lucretia.
In 2011, Mr. Solís received his Bachelor's Degree in Vocal Performance from Chapman University's Conservatory of Music under the guidance of Peter Atherton. Currently he is a candidate for a Master of Music at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of César Ulloa.