Marvin Scott | Tenor | Biography

“Marvin Scott’s

brief but touching solos

in “Los Enamorados”

were etched with exquisite emotional delicacy.”

Washington Times



„Marvin Scotts kurze

aber berührende Solos

in „Los Enamorados“

beeindruckten durch vorzügliche emotionale Feinheit.“

Washington Times

“A performer of Distinction”, hails the Washington Post.

This rapturous young tenor“ is a crowd favorite

with his engaging mannerisms”, Amarillo Globe News

and his “effortless vocal range”, Savoy Magazine.

His performances are “etched with exquisite emotional delicacy”,

says the Washington Times.


Marvin’s performances span the globe in cities like Bologna, NYC, LA,

Prague, Tokyo, Salzburg, and Munich to name a few.


Marvin’s tenor voice is a perfect fit for many styles.

In fact, his versatility landed him on the roster of the “Three Mo’ Tenors”

for three seasons performing across the globe with many television appearances

including the 2004 FOX broadcast of the NAACP Image Awards.

Marvin’s Operatic repertoire includes leading tenor roles in Rigoletto,

La Traviata, Cosi Fan Tutte, Die Zauberflote, and La Boheme

as well as supporting roles in Street Scene, Lucia Di Lammermoor, Maria La O,

Dialogues of the Carmelites, and Viva La Mamma! among others.  


Marvin also played the role of President Higgins in Carmen Jones

starring Vanessa Williams, conducted by Placido Domingo.  

His theater highlights also include leading and supporting roles

in Dream Girls, The Wiz, Guys and Dolls, Rumors, Fame, and Chanticleer.

He is a winner of the Fairfax Choral Society's Young Artist Competition,

first place winner of the Marie E. Crump Vocal competition,

The Daughters of the American Revolution Voice Award, the Eddy Brown Voice Award,

and the Paul Robeson Vocal Competition.


Marvin is a graduate of the Catholic University of America with additional

studies at Butler University, Universita per Stranieri (Italy),

The Goethe Institute (Germany), and University Mozarteum Salzburg (Austria).  

Marvin is currently a studying voice with Mrs. Shirlee Emmons,

esteemed vocal pedagogue and teacher of Metropolitan opera stars

Harolyn Blackwell and Hei–Kyung Hong.