The Marilyn Horne Song Competition is a showcase for Academy singers and vocal pianists. Baritone John Brancy and pianist Mario Antonio Marra have been named winners of the 2013 Music Academy of the West Marilyn Horne Song Competition, which took place July 20 at the Music Academy’s Hahn Hall. Join these two dynamic performers for a recital featuring their award-winning talents!
John Brancy, 25, born in Philadelphia, recently received his bachelor’s degree and graduate diploma at Juilliard under the tutelage of Edith Wiens.
Mario Antonio Marra, 22, recently completed his BM degree at New York University where he studied with Marilyn Nonken and Grant Wenaus.