Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Marie McManama is an accomplished opera singer and stage performer. Trained in classical voice at CCM in Cincinnati with both Bachelors and Masters degrees, Marie has performed in recital halls, concert halls, and operatic stages all over the country with the Madison Choral Project, Cincinnati Opera, St. Louis Symphony, San Francisco Festival Chorus, SongFest in Malibu, California, and the Grand Teton Music Festival in Jackson, Wyoming. Though her background is in performance, she holds music education licenses in Ohio, Illinois, and Wisconsin. In addition to her singing, she grew up studying violin and ballet and has recently added piano, guitar, and flute to her solo instrument skills. She teaches choir and general music in Madison as well as her work with AMS, where she has been a voice instructor since January.