Marcus Jefferson is originally from Wayne, New Jersey and holds degrees from the Manhattan School of Music and the Eastman School of Music. His stage credits include Don Ottavio with Oswego Opera Theater; Elder Hayes and Little Bat in Susannah and Benvolio in Roméo et Juliette with the Janiec Opera Company; as well as Don Ottavio, Tenor 2 in Ricky Ian Gordon’s The Tibetan Book of the Dead, and Nutrice in L’incoronazione di Poppea with the Eastman Opera Theater. With the Manhattan School of Music Opera Theater he has performed scenes as Idomeneo, Giles Corey from The Crucible and Dr. Caius from Falstaff. His recent recording projects include solo works by H. Leslie Adams with the New Muses Project with the Yale School of Music. He currently studies with Jonathan Beyer and Marlena Malas.