Paul Kroeger is an American tenor from Dallas, Texas. He studied with Virginia Dupuy at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas and Patrick Mason at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2015. During his studies, Mr. Kroeger sang the roles of Albert Herring in Britten’s Albert Herring, Don Basilio in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Orpheus in Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld, Frederick in Pirates of Penzance, and Nerone in L’incoronazione di Poppea. In Colorado, he was a finalist in the Ekstrand Competition and the Denver Lyric Opera Guild Competition as well as a winner of an Encouragement Prize at the Metropolitan Opera Regional auditions. Mr. Kroeger has also been a guest artist at Seagle Music Colony in Schroon Lake, New York for two summers, performing Lindoro in L’italiana in Algeri, Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia, and Thénardier in Les Misérables. Mr. Kroeger also sang Count Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia with Louisiana Opera in Monroe, Louisiana in 2015. From 2015-2017, Mr. Kroeger was a member of the Thüringer Opernstudio, where he sang concerts with orchestras in Thüringen as well as roles at Theater Erfurt, Theater Nordhausen, and Theater Gera/Altenburg. He was a soloist in the ensemble of Landestheater Coburg in the 2017-2018 season. From 2018 to 2021, Mr. Kroeger was the tenor soloist in the ensemble of the Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater.
Mr. Kroeger has long been interested in political science, history, and international relations. In 2021 he began a Master of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. He looks forward to a career in public service in foreign policy.