Kevin Droney, member of Areté Vocal Ensemble since its inception, is also a longtime member of the Los Robles Master Chorale. Kevin has been privileged to perform many of the world's great choral masterpieces directed by renowned conductors such as Roger Wagner, Vance George, Sir David Wilcocks and Paul Salamunovich. Kevin has also participated in a memorable concert of Mozart's Mass in C and Rutter's Requiem, directed by John Rutter. Kevin takes great pleasure in his long association as a singer with the New West Symphony Orchestra.
Kevin has often sung abroad, performing at venues such as London’s St. Martin in the Fields (Noon Concert Series), Coventry Cathedral (The Church Music Festival directed by Sir David Wilcocks), Prague’s Dvorak Hall (with the Radio Prague Symphony Orchestra), and Leipzig’s Gwanthaus (American Church Music Festival), to name just a few. His favorite moment: participating with a guest choir during the Sunday high mass at Notre Dame in Paris.
Kevin has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Santa Clara University and a Master of Fine Arts from UCLA. He’s taught advanced screen writing courses at California State University, Northridge, and has lectured at USC’s Institute of Creative Technologies. He makes his living as a screen and television writer, is currently working on a fifth novel manuscript, and spends his spare time in the back yard observing wild birds, those most musical of beings. He lives in Ventura County, California with his wife Marianne, also a member of Areté.