Hailed as “a voice to remember” while performing at The Rockwall Music Festival, LaMarcus Miller has been an active young artist, appearing in a number of leading and supporting operatic roles such as Palemon in Thais, Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Les Comtes Des Grieux in Manon Lescaut, Prince Yamadori in Madama Butterfly, Il Commendatore in Don Giovanni, Dancaire in Carmen, and Simone& Marco in Gianni Schicchi. He made his musical theatre debut as The Beast in Beauty and the Beast in 2011.
Adding to his numerous appearances, Mr. Miller has performed a broad array of oratorio and sacred works including Kodaly’s Te Deum, Malcom Archer’s Requiem, Handel’s Messiah, Haydn’s Missa Sancti Nicolai, Mozart’s Requiem, and a recital January 11, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. LaMarcus has been a soloist with the Rockwall Philharmonic Orchestra, Dallas Baptist University Chorale, Texas A& M Chorale, and has performed with Jazz at Lincoln Center alongside Wynton Marsalis. He has upcoming appearances with a recital in Dallas, Texas on January 11, 2013 and he makes his Carnegie Hall debut in Karl Jenkin’s “The Armed Man” Mass of Peace on January 21, 2013.
Mr. Miller took First Place in the Vocal Division at the 2009 Delta Symphony Concerto Competition, Second Place at the 2011 African American Business and Professional Women’s Vocal Artist Competition in Houston, Texas, First Place in the 2012 Nico Castel International Master Singer Competition at Carnegie Hall. Recently, he was awarded an Encouragement Award for 2012 from the Metropolitan Opera National Council Audition (Eastern Region).
Upcoming for Mr. Miller will be singing and covering various roles with Utah Festival Opera the summer of 2013 and scheduled auditions on the west coast. He is currently a candidate for a Master of Music Degree at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City and studies with his voice teacher Mark Oswald and voice coach Bruce Stasyna.