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Emmanuel Vidales

Emmanuel Vidales

Biography

Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Vidales was born in South Florida, and grew up playing piano since the age of six. He attended music magnet schools all the way to high school (Southwood Middle, Coral Reef Senior High), and later attended Florida State University in 2012 for a Bachelor of Music in Music Theory & Composition. There he accompanied voice lessons, and studied both piano and music composition with faculty. While living in the Tallahassee area he played for FSU’s School of Theatre productions (Addams Family, Beauty and the Beast, Spamalot, Hairspray, All Shook Up), music directed and played in local community theatre (Hair, Avenue Q, Rocky Horror Show, Murder Ballad, Assassins, A Christmas Story, White Christmas, See What I Wanna See, The Drowsy Chaperone, Debbie Does Dallas, The Last Five Years, 9-5) led productions at the Tallahassee Community College (Spring Awakening, Pippin, Young Frankenstein, Schoolhouse Rock Live!) . He returned to FSU in 2018 for a Master’s in Choral Conducting where he studied choral methods, voice, instrumental and choral conducting in addition to being a Graduate Teaching Assistant and pianist for the Choral Department.

Now living in Orlando post graduate degree- he is private music teacher, a school accompanist, and md /pianist for local productions  

 

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education

Regions

  • Atlanta/Southeast
  • Florida/Gulf Coast

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Music Assistant
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Music Copyist
  • Music Transcriber
  • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
  • Pit Musician (Other)
  • Keyboard Programmer
  • Sound Designer/Composer
  • Audition Pianist
  • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
  • Classroom music teacher at an educational institution

My Primary Instrument

  • Piano

My Instruments

  • Cello
  • Guitar - acoustic
  • Piano
  • Synth - keyboards
  • Violin
  • Voice

Software

  • Finale
  • GarageBand
  • Logic
  • MainStage
  • Pro-Tools
  • QLab

Affiliations

  • BMI
  • NAfME

Pronouns

  • He/Him