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MARCUS JEFFERSON

Marcus Jefferson is originally from Wayne, New Jersey and holds a MM from the Manhattan School of Music and a BM from the Eastman School of Music. He currently studies with Jonathan Beyer and Marlena Malas and his stage credits include Don Giovanni (Don Ottavio) with Oswego Opera Theater; Susannah (Elder Hayes and Little Bat) and Roméo et Juliette (Benvolio) with the Janiec Opera Company; as well as Don Giovanni (Don Ottavio), Ricky Ian Gordon’s The Tibetan Book of the Dead (Tenor 2), L’incoronazione di Poppea (Nutrice), and The Pirates of Penzance  (Major General Stanley) with the Eastman Opera Theater. As well as scenes from Idomeneo as  the title character, The Crucible (Giles Corey) and Falstaff (Dr. Caius) with the Manhattan School of Music Opera Theater. In concert, he has performed as a soloist in major choral works by Mendelssohn, Mozart, and Bach. His recent recording projects include solo works by H. Leslie Adams with the New Muses Project with the Yale School of Music.