MICHAEL GENESE (he/him/his) is a New York City based composer, educator, 

tenor, and multi-instrumentalist. He is pursuing his MM in Composition at Mannes School

of Music, studying with Timo Andres.

His music has seen premieres by several groups including by Verdant Vibes, OT Minneapolis, Coro Dragón de Jade, JACK Quartet, and VOICES 21C.

Genese performs as a choral tenor for several churches in the New York area, as well as in Boston-based ensemble et al, and

as founding member and head of 

communications for the internationally acclaimed Social Justice choir, VOICES 21C. 

With a fierce passion for music education, Genese has also taught elementary general music and chorus for several years, along with a private studio for violin, piano, and ear-training students.