- North Shore YMCA Theatre CompanyMusic Director, 2013 - presentMichael is looking forward to music directing Willy Wonka Jr. this fall with the North Shore YMCA Theatre Company. His previous credits include Peter Pan Jr. and Honk! Jr. productions. He is responsible for leading group vocalizations, theater exercises, and teaching music. He effectively explains unfamiliar music notation, discusses interpretation techniques, and encourages the overall musicianship of each actor. Having a longstanding background working with children, Michael is thrilled to have the opportunity to enrich the North Shore area with his talents. In addition to his work as a music director, Michael leads master classes, workshops, and teaches a variety of curricula in Salem classrooms.
- Free lance Opera SingerTenor, 2009 - present
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Tenor, Michael Merullo, is a Boston-based freelance performer and voice teacher. His recent credits include La Traviata (Boston Lyric Opera), Der Vampyr (OperaHub), The Burning Fiery Furnace (Opera Brittenica), Lakmé (Lowell House Opera) and the world premiere of The Garden of Martyrs (Northampton Academy of Music). Local restaurants and bars hear him singing often with the Opera on Tap Boston chapter. This season, he will be joining the Cantata Singers for their second and fourth concerts. Michael graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and has had the pleasure of working with Tomer Zvulun, Stephen Austin, Margo Garrett, Joshua Greene, and John Cheek in master classes.
- University of Massachusetts AmherstVocal Performance, 2009 - 2013