Brenten Megee, Biography

Brenten Megee overcame Autism

Education

Brenten is a graduate of Lancaster Bible College where he earned Bachelor Degrees in both Biblical Studies and Vocal Performance with honors. He continued his education receiving his Master’s Degree in Vocal Performance from West Chester University. He is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in Choral Conducting under Dr. David DeVenney at West Chester University and hopes to Graduate May of 2019.

 

Vocal Training

  • Dr. Stephen Ng, Voice Professor, West Chester University
  • Dr. David DeVenney, Choral Professor, Director of Choral Activities, West Chester University
  • John Darrenkamp, Voice Professor, Famous Baritone at the Metropolitan Opera
  • Dr. William Wright, Director of Choral Activities, Franklin & Marshall College and Lancaster Symphony Chorusmaster
  • Dr. Robert Bigley, Director of Choral Activities, Lancaster Bible College
  • Robert Yacoviello, Voice Professor, Lancaster Bible College
  • Heidi Shannon, Voice Professor, Lancaster Bible College
  • Lorie LaSala, Director of Lancaster Academy for the Performing Arts
  • Tom Ford, Voice Professor
  • Brian Bartch, Voice Professor, Lancaster Christian School

Awards

2017 WCU Orchestra Concerto Competition, Won the West Chester University Symphony Concerto Competition and got to sing with the orchestra in a concert setting

2016 Roz Patton Studio Award, for recognition of outstanding accomplishments in the Vocal Studio

2015 Jessica Teague Achievement Award, for inspiringBrenton Megee, High Tenor others through achieving academic excellence while overcoming significant obstacles

2015 Opera Lancaster College Vocal Competition,  First Place Winner of the College division

 2012  National Association of  Teachers of Singing, Allegheny Mountain Chapter, winner in Division 8 Junior Men

 2009 Joseph Award, for recognition of outstanding accomplishment and community contribution

Opera and Musical Theater Experience

2017

Carmen, Remendado, Opera Lancaster
The Scarlet Letter, Arthur Dimmsdale, West Chester Unversity
Il Tabarro, Song Vendor, Opera Lancaster
Suor Angelica, Chorus, Opera Lancaster
Sarah & Niphissi, the Minstrel, West Chester University

2016

I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Tebaldo, West Chester University

2015

Don Pasquale, the Notary, Opera Lancaster
Fiddler on the Roof, Lazar Wolf, Lancaster Bible College
Amahl and the Night Visitors, Chorus, Opera Lancaster

2014

Seussical, General Genghis Khan Schmitz, Trevor Graydon, Lancaster Bible College
Anything Goes, Lord Evelyn Oakleigh, Popovsky Studios
Gifts from the Heart 2013, Vocal Ensemble/Dancer, Popovsky Studios
Brenten Megee, High Tenor

2013

Thoroughly Modern Millie, Trevor Graydon, Popovsky Studios
Aida, Vocal Ensemble/Dancer, Prima Theatre Company
Gifts from the Heart 2013, Vocal Ensemble/Dancer, Popovsky Studios
Once Upon a Mattress, Knight/Vocal Ensemble/Dancer, Lancaster Bible College

2011

My Fair Lady, Vocal Ensemble, Fulton Theater Lancaster Symphony

2010

Simon Says the Musical, The Reporter, GBC Lancaster

2008

The Sound of Music, Priest/ Vocal Ensemble/Dancer, Lancaster Academy for the Performing Arts

2005

Cinderella, Minister/Vocal Ensemble/Dancer, Lancaster Academy for the Performing Arts

2004

Charlie Brown, Vocal Ensemble, Lancaster Academy for the Performing Arts

2003

 Meet Me at the Manger, Wise Man, Grace Church at Willow Valley

2002

 Meet Me at the Manger, Wise Man, Living Word Academy

2001

Outer Space, Jupiter, Living Word Academy

Concert Experience

Solo concert performances – 15 years
Choral work – 13 years
a Capella chamber – 10 years
Southern Gospel – 4 years
Opera Lancaster 3 years