Praised for his "gusto and panache", Mr. Moran made his professional American debut as Benoit/Alcindoro with Opera San Luis Obispo in their 2010 production of La Bohème. Mr. Moran has also enjoyed introducing over 50,000 children to the world of opera with both Vancouver Opera In Schools and Opera NUOVA Outreach.
Along with an active performing career, Mr. Moran is active in both arts administration and teaching. Currently he serves as the Company Production Manager for Vancouver Concert Opera Society ("VanCOCO") and has been actively involved in the growth of VanCOCO from a fledgling company to a standing pillar in the arts community of the Greater Vancouver area. Mr. Moran has also served as an active board member with DragonDiva Operatic Theatre and as the Teaching Assistant for the University of British Columbia Opera Ensemble, assisting in productions under such names as Robert Tweten (Santa Fe Opera) and David Agler (Sydney Opera and Vancouver Opera) as well as Nancy Hermiston. Mr. Moran enjoys doing his part to help keep opera alive in the 21st century and maintains an active teaching studio.
In 2008 Mr. Moran graduated from the UBC School of Music with a Masters Degree in Opera Performance and holds Bachelors of Vocal Performance from the University of Alaska in Anchorage Alaska (2005). Mr. Moran is an active member of the Canadian Actors Equity Association.