Michael Mancuso -- Biography
Michael Mancuso is an up and coming artist who spent his college years at USC as a member of the award-winning A Cappella group, The SoCal Vocals. He has performed around the world at locations including the Hollywood Bowl and the White House. In addition he has toured through ( China (Hong Kong), California, Florida and New York.
Michael has recorded as a background vocalist and/or performed on stage with many notable artists including: Grammy Award winner Hussain Jiffry, Tim Miner, Ricky Dee, Jacki DePiro, Gary Levox (Rascal Flatts), Brian McKnight, Mario Jose, Ryan Cross, Mark Vincent, Nick Jonas, Gary Gibbons and Cory Pesaturo. In addition, he has performed live for artists including: Taylor Swift, Jason Derulo, Imagine Dragons, Rachel Platten and Colbie Caillat.
Michael has co-written many of the tracks on his debut album, “All That Matters Now” (JaRic Records) with his producer and co-writer Rick DePiro (Ricky Dee). One of the tracks, “Just to See You Smile,” is a national theme song for the music and wellness charity PLAY MUSIC ENJOY LIFE!. The charity works closely with cancer survivors, Alzheimer’s patients and their respective caregivers to bring a bit of hope and escape to their lives. Michael also owns a portion of the music writing, production and performance contract with Pets-Central, a Hong Kong / Los Angeles based veterinary firm offering pet services and products worldwide.
Michael’s vocal power, emotional depth, infectious stage presence and warm smile thrill audiences everywhere and will continue to do so as he continues to grow and evolve as an artist.