From the age of eight, Nathan Kneen discovered his love for the melodious world of music, embarking on a journey that transformed him from a young soprano to an exceptionally gifted tenor, blessed with a wide-ranging vocal capability. His dedication to the craft led him to the prestigious Queensland Conservatorium of Music, where he honed his skills and embraced the opportunity to grace the stage in a plethora of opera performances. Notably, his talent illuminated the stage during Mariah Carey's acclaimed Butterfly Tour.
Nathan's journey in the realm of opera saw him captivating audiences across Australia and New Zealand, delivering poignant performances in Simon Gallaher's esteemed production as well as starring in numerous productions by Opera Queensland. His operatic journey did not stop there; as an integral part of The Ten Tenors, he showcased his extraordinary talent on international stages, etching his mark in memorable events including the German Eurovision Song Contest and sharing the spotlight with iconic personalities such as Oprah.
Furthermore, Nathan's exceptional vocal talent has been a centerpiece at significant sporting events where he rendered the National Anthem with great honor, and marked historic occasions like the Canonisation of Mary MacKillop in Rome with his voice. In the realm of television, Nathan demonstrated his musical prowess by securing a place in the top 24 of Channel 9’s The Voice during its sixth season in 2017.
Most recently, Nathan's embrace of the opera form extends to his role in local theatre productions, where his presence continues to mesmerize audiences. Beyond the limelight, he transfers his extensive knowledge and passion for music to the younger generation as a primary school music instructor. Throughout his diverse and illustrious career, Nathan Kneen has proven to be a true ambassador of opera, enchanting music enthusiasts and cultivating a rich legacy within the operatic sphere.