Matthew Marinelli, a baritone and instrumentalist, is a recent graduate of Westminster Choir College with a Bachelor of Arts in Voice Performance. During his college years, he performed as both a vocalist and guitarist with the Westminster Choir as they toured throughout the United States, Spain, and China, and can be heard singing bass on their Martin Mass for Double Choir album. He also performed with Westminster's early music choir, Kantorei, as both a vocalist and mandolin player, and spent two years as music director of Westminster's all men's a cappella group, Soulfege.
In addition to his time in choral ensembles, Marinelli performed professionally and as a student in numerous operas including as the voice of a lead marionette in Cimarosa's Il Matrimonio Segreto and Figaro in Mozart's Le Nozze Di Figaro!
He currently teaches music lessons in piano, voice, guitar, and ukulele and sings professionally with several groups including the Philadelphia Symphonic Choir as well as the Hunterdon Harmonizers. Marinelli is well versed in many genres including classical, folk, bluegrass, country, blues, jazz, and rock.