Marchese, Angel (Chorus Director, Music Theory, Keyboard)

Mr. Marchese’s singing career has taken him across the country and around the world, where he has collaborated with masters of their genres including legenday producer, Phil Ramone, composer Thomas Pasatieri, conductors Jose Ramon Tebar and Stewart Robertson, Broadway performer Dave Clemmons and jazz artists Jon Secada, Sheila E. and Arturo Sandoval. He has also performed with Barcelona Opera Studio (Spain), Festival de Santiago de Compostela (Spain), Ateneo de Madrid, Florida Grand Opera, Miami Lyric Opera, Toledo Opera (Ohio), Village Light Opera (NY), Regina Opera (NY), Opera Company of Brooklyn, La Rioja Zarzuela Festival (Spain), Opera Naples, Vero Beach Opera, Gold Coast Opera, Florida Chamber Orchestra, Symphony of the Americas, Concert Association of Florida, and has appeared as a soloist in the Delray Beach Chorale, Toledo Choral Society, Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra and the Choral Symphony Society (NY). Marchese was a prize winner in the singing competition Su Majestad La Voz on the widely popular Univision show, Sabado Gigante. For his performance of Gustavo in Pro Arte Grateli’s production of the zarzuela Los Gavilanes in Miami-Dade County Auditorium in 2011, The Miami Herald wrote: “exquisite tenor with great expression and impeccable technical proficiency”. A conducting pupil of the world renowned Dr. Jo-Michael Scheibe, Marchese has also performed with the great conductor Riccardo Muti at Lincoln Center in New York.

As a teacher, Marchese was Choral Director at Miami Arts Charter School-Homestead Campus, South Dade High School and Homestead High School. His tenure included directing Women’s Choirs, Men’s Choirs, Mixed Choirs and Faculty Choirs. He has also taught keyboard, guitar and Music Theory and served as sponsor for the National Music Honor Society. Marchese’s choirs have received special recognition at evaluations at the district level and state level by receiving Superior ratings.  Marchese has directed with great success at University of Miami’s Choral Camp. Marchese’s students have continued on to great success in their musical training at Florida State University, University of Miami, Florida International University and the like and are currently performing on Broadway, on national Broadway Tours, Disney, Universal Studios. Barnum and Bailey Circus and have even become semi-finalists on American Idol.

Being also a nationally ranked swimmer, Marchese also coached successful high school swim teams.

Marchese currently holds the position of Cantor at Church of the Little Flower in Coral Gables as well as Choral Director at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center and is also pursuing a Masters degree in Choral Conducting at Florida International University.

Angelo Marchese is described by El Nuevo Herald as an “exquisite tenor with great expression and impeccable technical proficiency”.

Most recently, Angelo performed the role of Count Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia with the Barcelona Opera Studio in Spain. He also originated the role of Mario Lanza in the world premiere of Lanza, a biographical musical produced by legendary producer Phil Ramone. He has also performed the roles of Alfred in Die Fledermaus, Camille in The Merry Widow, Gustavo in Los Gavilanes, Leon in Pasatieri’s Signor Deluso and Remendado in Carmen, to name a few.

Marchese’s rich timbre, purity of tone, and versatility make him a natural crossover performer, collaborating with artists such as Broadway singer Dave Clemmons and jazz superstar Arturo Sandoval, among many others. In 2011, he took second place in “Su Majestad, La Voz”, a singing competition segment of the widely popular Univision show, Sabado Gigante. In the United States, he has performed with Toledo Opera, Opera Naples, Opera Company of Brooklyn, Miami Lyric Opera, Gold Coast Opera, Pro Arte Grateli, Regina Opera, Chelsea Opera and Florida Grand Opera.

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