A San Francisco Bay Area native, Mario Jose is a seasoned singer/songwriter, session vocalist, and true entertainer. He will appear as the lovable Beno in his LA musical theater debut, Swan Lake The Musical.

Mario attended Berklee College of Music and was a part of the award-winning group Pitch Slapped. In his post-graduate life, Mario has been featured on several TV shows including NBC’s The Sing-Off, ABC’s Duets, and on American Idol season 12, where he was one of the Top 40 male vocalists.

Mario has had the privilege to share the stage and studio with music icons including John Legend, Pentatonix, Prince, Meghan Trainor, Justin Bieber, Michael McDonald, Philip Bailey (of Earth, Wind & Fire), John Elefante (of Kansas), Jim Peterick (of Survivor), Bill Champlin (of Chicago), Paula Cole, Lalah Hathaway, Ben E. King, Post Modern Jukebox and many more! Mario will be releasing his first EP ‘Heart Of Gold’ this October.

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