Michael Morris, Adjunct Faculty in the Music Department

Michael Morris, conductor, is a well-known and respected conductor, director, voice teacher, and professional baritone known throughout the SF Bay Area for some 34 years. He directs the Ohlone Chamber Singers.

Michael received his Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the College of Notre Dame in Belmont and his Bachelor of Music degree from San Francisco State University in Vocal Education. Michael served as the Music Director for Los Altos Conservatory Theater (now Bus Barn) from 1982-1990 where he directed some 25 musicals including The Fantastiks, A Little Night Music, South Pacific, and Once Upon a Mattress. He has been a regular Music Director and Conductor for Lyric Theatre of San Jose having directed 12 productions since 1996 such asHMS Pinafore, Die Fledermaus, Naughty Marietta, and most recentlyCarousel. Michael has also served as the Stage Director for Mission City opera in the productions La TraviataCarmen, and The Magic Flute. Michael has also served as the Music Director for Saint Simons Catholic Church, Saint Jude the Apostle in Cupertino, and Los Altos United Methodist. In addition, he was the Director of Choral Activities at Holy Names College in Oakland and the College of Notre Dame in Belmont. Michael currently teaches private voice at his own studio, the Michael Morris Studio.