Athens Drive Magnet High School Choral Department
Welcome to the 2018 - 19 School Year at Athens Drive High School!
Choral Placement Auditions!
Wednesday and Thursday May 22nd and 23rd!
10th, 11th, and 12th grade choral students, sign up for and audition!
Auditions will be in the chorus room after school (2:30pm - 4:30pm)!
Students should stop by the chorus room and pick up the audition materials!
Meet The Director
Michael Santangelo is very excited to be starting his second year at Athens Drive Magnet High School. He holds a Bachelor of Music from Crane School of Music in voice and choral singing. While at Crane, Michael was a member of the Potsdam Pointercounts, SUNY Potsdam’s only all male a cappella group. In addition to his a cappella singing, Michael has a large background in recording and music technology.
As a musician, he has played for the First National Tour of Disney's High School Musical, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do (Branson MO production) and many regional theater productions including Tommy, All Shook Up, Footloose, Little Shop of Horrors, The Wizard of Oz, My Fair Lady, and Bat Boy. In Raleigh, Michael has musically directed NCT Conservatory's Master Summer Theatre Arts School productions of In The Heights, Jesus Christ Superstar, Crazy for You, Oklahoma, and Pippin. He has played in the orchestra’s for NCT's Altar Boys, The Little Mermaid, A Chorus Line, Spamalot, Jesus Christ Superstar, Beauty and the Beast, and Spamalot. He has musically directed shows for Theatre Raleigh, Raleigh Little Theatre, Justice Theater Project, and North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre.
As an educator, Michael has been a teacher in the NY public school system as well as many years of after school and summer theatre programs. He currently works with North Carolina Theatre Conservatory teaching voice, piano, and theatre classes. Michael comes to NC with over 15 years experience in music and theatre education.