Roberto Mancusi

Roberto Mancusi

Roberto Mancusi is an associate professor of music at the University of Tennessee at Martin. He maintains a busy performing schedule and teaches applied lessons, beginning conducting, voice science & pedagogy, and co-directs the university’s Lyric Opera Theater. His textbook, Voice for Non-Majors was published by Prentice Hall in 2008. An International Travel Grant from the University of Tennessee at Martin- Department of Research, Grants, and Contracts assisted with part of this project.


Nailing Your University Scholarship Audition

Don’t forget the seemingly small details when preparing for university auditions. They can make a big difference in whether or not you are successful. 

Whose Aria Is It, Anyway?

Blocking, choreography, entrances, exits, lines, and timing are crucial for any musically staged production. But how do you prepare for unexpected missteps? Learning how to go off script is an important skill that will not only benefit you but also your colleagues.

Meet Composer Dunkin Wedd

Living composers’ careers aren’t much different from a singing career. They too must market and promote themselves. They get their fair share of rejections. And they often have day jobs to support their musical habit. British composer F L Dunkin Wedd shares all of this and more as he discusses his music and his career.

Reflections on a Cyber-Recital

In this age of constant connection and social media, it was only a matter of time before it permeated every corner of society. While the media is full of stories about people using the social networking sites for reasons other than socializing or networking, it does not detract from the fact that these sites can be powerful tools for an individual, especially when an individual is a musician.