The Amewrican baritone, Stephen Pace, Pace began his vocal studies at Brigham Young University (BYU) , where he was a student of Darrell Babidge. At BYU, he performed the title role in Don Giovanni as well as Captain Corcoran in H.M.S. Pinafore, Luiz in The Gondoliers, Schlemil and Crespel in Les contes d’Hoffmann, and Antonio in W.A. Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro. He studied for his Master of Music degree at the Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington, as a student of Andreas Poulimenos (as of 2011).
At Indiana University, Stephen Pace sang the roles of Dashwood in Little Women and Ser Amantio di Nicolao, lawyer in Gianni Schicchi (the latter in February 2011). In summer 2010, he was a studio artist with Wolf Trap Opera, where he performed the role of Sulpice in a scene from La fille du régiment. He returned to Wolf Trap in summer 2011, singing the role of Lunardo in Le donne curiose. Pace was a vocal soloist with Ballet West in its productions of Copland's Old American Songs and Francis Poulenc's Les Biches in 2009.