Neal Long enjoys a diverse career as a singer, pianist, and arts administrator. As a tenor, Neal has been described as “totally at ease” and providing a “sonorous tenor” (KC Arts Beat). His roles performed include Nemorino, Pedrillo, Ferrando, Bénédict, Candide, Lysander, and Laurie. A new music champion and enthusiast, Neal has premiered works by several composers. He holds a BM in piano from the University of Nevada, Reno and both a MM and DMA in voice from the University of Kansas. He currently serves as the Director of Education and Community Engagement at Lyric Opera of Kansas City.