Roberto Mancusi

Roberto Mancusi

Roberto Mancusi maintains a steady performing schedule around the country and abroad. When not performing, he is a professor of music at the University of Tennessee–Martin where he teaches: applied lessons, voice science & pedagogy, vocal literature, voice class, and co-directs the university’s Lyric Opera Theater.

Program Spotlight: Creating a Round Peg for a Round Covid Hole

When the world went into lockdown last spring, no one was sure if vocal music would survive let alone how. It turned out that the same creativity that caused us to become a part of this profession, led us to finding other, non-traditional ways to continue making music.

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.