Renée Manning


Widely celebrated vocalist/composer, Renée Manning, has been educating students ages 2 to 100 years for the past 35 years. During her 10 years as instructor and Vocal Chair at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, she has been awarded several grants including Met Life grants for her choral work with Prospect Hill Senior Center, Brooklyn.World traveled, Renée has toured, performed and recorded with the likes of Taj Mahal, Carmen McRae, Dizzy Gillespie, David “Fat Head” Newman, Nat Adderley, Mel Lewis Orchestra, Mingus Big Band, Chico O’Farrill Orchestra, George Gruntz Big Band, David Amram, actor John Ventimiglia and many others. She has also been a teaching/performance artist in hundreds of schools, senior centers and special needs settings. Some of them with the Brooklyn Arts Council and Young Audiences. A student of the famed brass instructor, Carmine Caruso and several other notable teachers, Ms. Manning has developed her own vocal method which has achieved extraordinary results with seniors, children and people of all ages and disciplines.


Renée is available for workshops and panels. Contact us for details.