Portrait of your trainer Mike Massy
Mike Massy is a Lebanese singer, songwriter, vocal and oratory communication coach, film score composer, record producer, actor and film maker.
After specializing in Acting and Theatre Studies at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Lebanon, as well as in Classical Piano and Arabic Lyrical Singing at the Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of Music, he completed his academic path by obtaining his Vocal Coach and Oratory Communication Expert diploma, and became a Voice Trainer affiliated with the Richard Cross School in Paris, France.
Mike Massy also founded « Voice Matters Workshop », the first voice and speech coaching platform in the MENA Region, and lead several lectures, masterclasses and workshops in many academies and universities around the world, such as the Department of Music at the Stanford University in California.
He collaborated with the biggest names of the international music scene, such as Dominick Farinacci, Tommy Lipuma, The Sofia Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra, Fadia Tomb El Hage, Jahida Wehbe, Sary and Ayad Khalifeh, etc.
His collaboration with Pascal Obispo and Christophe Barratier, who offered him the leading role in "Jésus de Nazareth à Jérusalem", opened the doors to his career in France.
Mike Massy has performed in many international festivals and in the world’s most prestigious halls, such as the "Merkin Hall" on Broadway, the "Jazz at Lincoln Center" in New York, the "Stanford Recital Hall" in California, "The Library of Alexandria", "The Cairo Opera House”, in Egypt, "The Spectrum Theatre" in Washington D.C., "Le Palais des Sports" in Paris, and "The Zéniths" of France.
He established himself as an award-winning recording artist as he was rewarded with the "Murex d'Or" for innovation in music, the most prestigious prize of the music industry in the Middle East and North Africa.
He produced dozens of artists and wrote hundreds of songs and film score music for so many films.
Today, he joined the Trainer of Trainers (TOT) Team at the Richard Cross School and joined forces to develop the Richard Cross Pedagogy in the Arab World.