Fourteen-year-old boy soprano Blake Buczkiewicz (Shepherd Boy) began his journey in the arts as a child actor and has completed over 100 on camera projects. Blake started his music training as a toddler and continued his education in the choir at Encore Music Academy. For the last two years, Blake has studied classical voice and opera with Ms. Tetyana Torzhevska. His love for live performances came from being in a Concert of Rodgers and Hammerstein Selections at Metropolis followed by a performance in A Christmas Carol. Blake then had the honor to perform at Northwestern in the opera Dead Man Walking. From 2012-2016, Blake has performed in thirteen staged performances through his middle school and future high school. His newest adventures have taken him on to the stage at the Woodstock Opera House with TownSquare Players as Michael Banks in Mary Poppins and in A Christmas Story.