In 2020 the bass, a native of Colima, Mexico, joined the Barbara and Halsey Sandford Studio Artist Program at Kentucky Opera. He was a Studio Artist at Chautauqua Opera, where he portrayed Caronte/Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo. He has appeared in Donizetti and Co. with TDO; as Dulcamara/The Elixir of Love and Bartolo/The Marriage of Figaro at IU Opera Theater; and as Colline/La bohème, Simone/Gianni Schicchi, Friar Laurence/Romeo and Juliet, Melisso/Alcina, Zuniga/Carmen, and The Commendatore/Don Giovanni. Recently he won third place at the Central Region finals of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, after being a winner in the same competition at the Indiana District. He has also received first place at the Indianapolis Matinee Musicale competition, and won the online People’s Choice vote in the 2020 Lone Star Vocal Competition hosted by The Dallas Opera. Recently he completed his Performers Diploma working with bass Peter Volpe at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he taught as an associate instructor in voice. Ceballos has also studied with conductor Enrique Patron and Professor Barbara Hill-Moore. The bass, who received his training at IUBA (Mexico), CMA (Mexico), and Southern Methodist University, was part of the prestigious young-artist program at the International Society of Mexican Artistic Values (SIVAM) in Mexico.