Faculty

Giuseppe Spoletini

Musical Theatre, Voice (Precollege)

Canadian baritone Giuseppe Spoletini has performed widely throughout Canada and the United States. Some of his previous roles include the title role in Gianni Schicchi, Il Conte in Le nozze di Figaro, Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Guglielmo in Così fan tutte, Escamillo in Carmen, Sulpice in The Daughter of the Regiment, and Papageno in The Magic Flute, to name a few. He has performed with the Opera Theater of Saint Louis, the Opera Company of Brooklyn, Saskatoon Opera Association, the Cincinnati Opera, and Opera Company of the Highlands. Mr. Spoletini is equally at home on the oratorio stage, where he has been the soloist in such works as ElijahMessiahThe Creation, and Brahms’s Requiem.

A member of the Manhattan School of Music Precollege vocal faculty, Mr. Spoletini is also co-director of the musical theatre programs of both the Precollege division and MSM’s Summer Music Camp. Mr. Spoletini’s students in his private studio have gone on to study in such prestigious conservatories and summer programs as the Manhattan School of Music College division, New England Conservatory, Mannes, Eastman School of Music, Oberlin, the Tanglewood Institute, and the WNO Opera Institute. He is also the music director of the Greenville Community Church in Scarsdale, New York.

Giuseppe Spoletini is a founding member of the renowned classical crossover ensemble O Sole Trio, also featuring soprano Erin Shields and David Shenton on piano and violin. The trio has performed sold-out concerts at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, The Redlands Bowl (to a crowd of 6,000+), and Ronnie Scott’s in London, and tours extensively in the United States, Canada, and the UK.

Manhattan School of Music Precollege faculty since 2005.