French tenor Morgan Manifacier has sung under the direction of conductors Mark Shapiro, Daniel Beckwith, Christopher Fecteau, David Lawton, Benoît Renard, and Douglas Martin. A versatile and engaging singer, he is a sought-after interpreter of repertoire spanning from the Renaissance to the newest of contemporary music, and has performed both in the United States and in Europe.
Morgan is a fellowship recipient from SongFest, the International Baroque Academy, and the AlpenKammerMusik Festival, and has performed with dell’Arte Opera Ensemble, Amherst Music Festival, Stony Brook Opera, Respiro Opera NYC, Martina Arroyo’s Role Performance Program, and the Baroque Opera Workshop at Queens College. He has received career grants from the Anna Sosenko Assist Trust and the Performing Arts Consortium.
Currently, Morgan is pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Voice Performance at Stony Brook University under the tutelage of Randall Scarlata. He received his Bachelor's of Arts in Music from Holy Names University, and his Master's of Arts in Voice Performance from Long Island University, Post. His major voice teachers include Lee Steward, Neal Harrelson, and Robert C. White Jr., and he has coached intensively with Timothy Long and Roger Malouf.