Tenor Darian Clonts, a native of Atlanta, Georgia, is in the final year of his doctoral coursework at the Jacobs School of Music, where he earned a Master of Music degree in Voice Performance. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2012 from Morehouse College in Atlanta, where he studied voice with Uzee Brown Jr. Clonts has been seen with IU Opera Theater as Hérrison in Chabrier’s L’Étoile, Goro in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, Le Remendado in Bizet's Carmen, Scientist in Menotti's The Last Savage, and Parpignol in Puccini's La Bohème. He has appeared as a member of the IU Opera chorus in Gilbert and Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore, Rossini's L'Italiana in Algeri, Mozart's The Magic Flute, and Strauss's Die Fledermaus. Clonts has been seen performing with The Atlanta Opera as a member of the chorus, The Princeton Festival, New Voices Opera singing the role of Peter in the world premiere of “In Memorium,” The Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theater singing the roles of Mingo in Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess in 2016 and Goro in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly in 2017, and Reimagining Opera for Kids (ROK). Clonts serves as an assistant instructor in the African-American and African Diaspora Studies department as the vocal coach for the African-American Choral Ensemble.