Marcus Desir


Marcus Desir is the conductor of the recently established Los Angeles based singing group, De-Nuance. He is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree in choral music at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music studying with Jo-Michael Scheibe, Cristian Grases, Nick Strimple, and Tram Sparks. He previously earned a Master of Music Performance degree in orchestral conducting from Valdosta State University studying with Howard Hsu, where he served as the assistant conductor of the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra and music director of the Valdosta Symphony Youth Orchestra. He is also an HBCU graduate from Oakwood University, where he sang with the world-renowned Aeolians under the direction of Jason Max Ferdinand.

Marcus Desir is a conductor in the 2022 TMC Choral Conductors’ Symposium and will conduct the full TMC and the Professional Core ensemble in the concluding Symposium concert on June 28, 2022.