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VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS GUIDELINES 2020

Chorus Teacher
Angel Marchese Choral Director, Music Theory, VPA Department Chair

Mr. Angel Marchese heads the Choral Program at Robert Morgan High School. He serves as VPA Department Chair and as District 16 Chair Elect for Florida Vocal Association (FVA). He has served as guest conductor for the Miami-Dade Superintendent Honor Choir and has also served as Treasurer of the Dade County Music Educators’ Association. Marchese’s students have performed at Carnegie Hall in New York, National Honor Choir, Regional Honor Choir, State Honor Choir, All State Chorus and Superintendent Honor Choir. His choruses have been selected to perform at the Magnet Schools of America National Convention, Superintendent’s Opening of Schools, and various Town Hall meetings. Marchese’s choirs have been named “Choir of Distinction” by the State of Florida and have earned Superior ratings at the State level every year since joining Robert Morgan. He is an active member of several professional organizations, including FVA, American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), Florida Music Educators Association (FMEA), and National Association for Music Education (NAfME). Mr. Marchese’s professional singing career includes performances with Florida Grand Opera, Miami Lyric Opera, Barcelona Opera Studio (Spain), Toledo Opera (OH), Regina Opera (NY), Opera Company of Brooklyn (NY), Village Light Opera (NY). As a concert soloist, his credits include the Greater Miami Youth Symphony, La Rioja Zarzuela Festival (Spain), Opera Naples (FL), Florida Chamber Orchestra, Symphony of the Americas, Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra and Choral Symphony Society (NY). Marchese holds a Masters of Music in Choral Conducting from Florida International University and a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the University of Miami.

Experience Chorus…

Classes and Choirs

  • 9th grade: Vocal Techniques and Music Theory I​
  • 10th grade: Vocal Techniques or Varsity Singers and Music Theory 2 or AP Music Theory​
  • 11th & 12th grade: Vocal Techniques or Varsity Singers​
  • Men’s Choir ​
  • Women’s Choir​
  • Rhapsody (Contemporary Pop A Cappella Ensemble)​

Performances

  • Carnegie Hall Performance, NYC
  • Florida Choir of Distinction Recipient​
  • Performances at National Honor Choir, Regional Honor Choir, State Honor Choir &  All State Choir for four years in a row​
  • Preparation for music scholarships for colleges, universities and conservatories of music​
  • National Association for Music Educators ​
  • Florida Music Educators Association ​
  • Florida Vocal Association ​
  • American Choral Directors Association ​
  • Dade County Music Educators Association​

Contact Information

Angel Marchese – Choral Director, Music Theory, VPA Department Chair
amarchese@dadeschools.net