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David Mannell

Office: PA 202

David MannellDavid B. Mannell, tenor, enjoys a demanding singing career spanning opera, musical theatre, oratorio, academic and church work. A native of Topeka, Kansas, he received his Music Education degree from Emporia State University and Masters from Indiana University. Early in his teaching career he was Director of Music and taught K–12 vocal music for seven years in Madison, Kansas.

Mr. Mannell’s career has taken him throughout the Midwest, Nation and Europe performing with regional opera houses and orchestras, as well as to Italy where he studied with Arrigo Pola voice teacher of the late Luciano Pavarotti.

He is on the faculties of IUPUI as Director of Choral/Voice and General Music. He has been associated with the Indianapolis Opera Company where he stage directed the educational outreach programs for the company performed. He has an active private voice studio of which many of his students have received high awards regionally and locally and have been accepted to many outstanding Universities. He is the Past Regional Governor for the Great Lake Region of NATS and currently State Treasurer for the Indiana NATS Chapter, State Treasurer for the Indiana Arts Festival, President of the Indianapolis Matinee Musicale and Chairmen of the Junior-Senior Section of the Indianapolis Matinee Musicale. He is the tenor soloist/section leader for Geist Christian Church. He has recorded four CD's.

M.M.E. Indiana University;
B.M.E. Emporia State University.