Marc Embree Associate Professor of Voice (Bass-Baritone)


  • Vocal Arts

106 Music Practice Building
East Lansing, MI 48824

(517) 884-9407


Marc Embree is an associate professor of voice at the Michigan State University College of Music. A respected singing actor, Embree was a principal singer with the New York City Opera for several seasons and has performed throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada and Europe. He has sung with many regional houses including Edmonton, New Orleans, St. Louis, Houston, Sarasota, Omaha, Kansas City and Virginia. His extensive repertoire boasts such roles as Wotan, Iago, Conte d'Almaviva, Don Giovanni, Scarpia, the Four Villains in Les contes d'Hoffman.

Embree received critical acclaim for his performance of Frank Marraunt in the Berlin Ludwigshafen production of Kurt Weill's Street Scene; filmed for television, it has been released on DVD and broadcast in Europe, Japan, Mexico and on the BRAVO Channel in the United States. Recent highlights include live television broadcasts of Wozzeck (Doctor) and Das Rheingold (Fasolt) from the Bellas Artes in Mexico City; Horace Tabor in The Ballad of Baby Doe with the Augusta Opera and Peter Maxwell Davies' The Lighthouse with the Nashville Opera and Hindemith's Das Nusch-Nuschi at Avery Fisher Hall with the American Symphony Orchestra. His recordings include Carlos Chavez's The Visitors, Kurka's The Good Soldier Schweik, and the recently released Lincoln Center Production of Rain by composer Richard Owen.