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Jermaine is a singer, pianist, vocal coach and Worship & Arts Pastor currently residing in Belleville, IL. He is a native of Miami, FL and a graduate of New World School Of The Performing Arts and an alumni of Auburn University where he recived his Bachelors of Music Degree in Vocal Pedagogy as well as his Masters of Music degree in Vocal Performance and Choral Conducting.
As a former student of Julliard alums Elisabeth Braden and Eric Caldwell, Jermaine brings to his singing and voice instruction a special understanding of the way the voice and body works. This knowledge sets him apart in his ability to communicate pedagogically and artistically. As a singer, it has allowed him a large musical vocabulary and success across genres. From opera to jazz, classical, gospel and musical theater.
A long time musical director for stellar and dove award artist Joe Pace, and A&R rep for Integrity Gospel, Jermaine has been afforded the opportunity to travel around the world spreading the message of hope and love through music.
He also served at Covenant Church of Pittsburgh under the tutelage and mentorship of Bishop Joseph Garlington; one of the nations leading teachers and worship leaders.
Jermaine has held leading and supporting roles in Les' Miserables, Purlie, Guys and Dolls, The Phantom Of The Opera, Porgy and Bess, Chicago, The Wiz and Oklahoma to name a few.
He works in various bi-vocational capacities. Currently, the Worship & Arts Director at New Life In Christ Church as well as a Professor of Voice and collaborative pianist at Webster University and the Co-Artistic director of the Vocal Company at COCA (Center Of The Creative Arts).
Manor lives by the mantra "What I do is a GET TO" not a HAVE TO.
the voice is a muscle that you can train to sing anything!