Michael Lewis, earned his undergraduate degree in Vocal Performance from Michael Lewis, earned his undergraduate degree in Vocal Performance from Ithaca College in May 2013. He has had coaching experience with the International Vocal Arts Institute, Mill City Summer Opera, CoOPERAtive program and Ithaca College School of Music. While at Ithaca College, Michael was involved with the inaugural season of the first student-run opera company at IC, Ithaca College Light Opera, in which he served as Assistant Music Director and Vocal Coach. He went on to lead the group in their second season as Music Director. The opera company continues to perform one one-act opera each semester.
As a vocalist, he has performed a variety of roles in Ithaca College’s mainstage productions. In his final year at Ithaca, he had the opportunity to play the title role in Gianni Schicchi. This production was paired with Suor Angelica, for which Michael served as opera chorus master.
For the past 7 years, Michael has been actively developing his style as a composer. His current works which focus on vocal, piano, and electronic music have been performed at the International Vocal Arts Institute, Ithaca College, and San Francisco Conservatory.