Cody Powney is a lyric tenor from Cobourg, Ontario. He began his music studies at Cambrian College where he earned an advanced diploma in voice performance studying with Marion Harvey-Hannah and Pamela Teed. He then pursued a degree in music education from the University of Toronto where he studied with Peter Barnes and Laura Tucker. In 2015 Cody had the opportunity to travel to Italy where he studied at the Centre for Opera Studies in Italy. Cody is now a secondary music teacher in Peterborough, Ontario where he directs jazz and concert bands. Apart from teaching and performing, his time is spent travelling with his wife and three young children whenever they get the chance.