A native of DeFuniak Springs, FL, Emorja Roberson recognized his gift at an early age and served as a Minister of Music and worship leader for churches within the city. In June 2009, he graduated Cum Laude from Walton Senior High School and in August 2009, he began his collegiate experience at the University of North Florida as a Music Performance major with a concentration in Classical Voice under the direction of Krzysztof Biernacki. While attending UNF, he held principle roles in Die Zauberflöte, The Consul, The Mikado and La Bohème with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, and has performed as a soloist in Handel’s Messiah August 2015, Roberson began his graduate studies in the University of Notre Dame’s Master of Sacred Music program with a concentration in Vocal Performance and serves as the Co-Director of the Notre Dame’s Children Choir, the Seraphims. Since his studies, Emorja has had the opportunity to work with Stephen Lancaster, Deborah Voigt, Jimmy Taylor, and other international artists in Classical music. In April 2016, he held the role of Duke Frederick in Roger Steptoe’s world-premiere opera, As You Like It.