Bass Marc Webster has performed extensively in opera and oratorio with companies and apprentice studios throughout the United States, including Wolf Trap Opera, Seattle Opera Studio, Florida Grand Opera Studio, San Francisco Opera Merola Studio, and Juilliard Opera Center.
Recent performances include soloist engagements with NYS Baroque, On-Site Opera NYC, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Syracuse Opera, Symphony Syracuse, Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, Symphoria, Ensemble X, Juilliard Symphony in Alice Tully Hall, Actus Tragicus, and guest artist performances with Ithaca College, Cornell University, and Eastman School of Music Choruses and Orchestras.
An active recitalist, Marc Webster has also performed with the New York Festival of Song, and The Song Continues Series at Weill Recital Hall. He was a finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and holds first place awards from the Jessie Kneisel Lieder, Eastman Concerto, and Eastman Opera Competitions. Mr. Webster holds an Artist Diploma in Opera Performance from The Juilliard Opera Center at the Juilliard School ('08), a Masters Degree in Performance and Literature from Eastman School of Music ('06), and is nearing completion of a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from Eastman School of Music. He is also a proud graduate of the Bachelors in Vocal Performance and Music Education degree here in the School of Music at Ithaca College ('02).
A frequent guest master teacher and recitalist, Mr. Webster has given recent masterclasses and performances at Wake Forest University, Baldwin Wallace Conservatory, DePaul University School of Music, Sam Houston State University, Pacific Lutheran University, University of Texas at Brownsville, Binghamton University, University of Southern Mississippi, Eastern Kentucky University, Cornell University, University of Incarnate Word, and Bethune Cookman University. He joined the Voice and Opera Faculty of Songe d'ÈtÈ en Musique School and Festival in Quebec in the summer of 2018.
Professor Webster's Ithaca College studio graduates have won national voice competitions, are pursuing graduate study at major conservatories, sing professionally on Broadway and throughout the United States, and are hired into coveted vocal music teaching positions.