Marcus Schenck, bass-baritone, is a native of New Fairfield, CT. Recently, Mr. Schenck has most recently performed Le comte Ory (Le Gouverneur) with Lowell House Opera and Eugene Onegin with Boston Conservatory Opera in April 2018. He also performed with Odyssey Opera in the stage premiere of Dello Joio’s The Trial at Rouen. In August 2017, he co-founded the Promenade Opera Project and performed in the company’s premiere production of La clemenza di Tito (Publio). Prior, as an Apprentice Artist with Miami Music Festival, his run in Dead Man Walking (George Benton) was noted as “well-handled, … [the] surprisingly sympathetic face of the prison bureaucracy” (South Florida Classical Review). Other appearances in 2017, include Fidelio (Rocco cover/ 2nd Prisoner) with the North End Music and Performing Arts Centers and Ariadne auf Naxos (Truffaldin) with Lowell House Opera. Marcus is a graduate of Bucknell University where he obtained his Bachelor of Music. Also, he has premiered roles in new works by Christian Humcke and Garrett Fisher. He is currently pursuing his Master of Music in Vocal Performance at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee studying under Victor Jannett.
Additionally, Mr. Schenck has worked in arts administration, grant-work, and outreach with Arts for Learning CT as well as marketing, communications, and productions with Bucknell Opera Theatre and the Bucknell Choir Program. As a composer and arranger, he has had works premiered in collaboration with choreographers Ivan Flores and Marisa Patti, in addition to a multidisciplinary work with Christen Moribondo He is also a writer for the digital music publication, Modern Singer Magazine.
Mr. Schenck will perform in the world premiere of War is a Racket (Gerald Macguire) by Greg Nahabedian and in Pinocchio (The Wolf) at Boston Conservatory at Berklee in April 2018.