Orgulloso de Ser
Melodies from the heart for the Latin soul.
At age 19, singing sensation Manuel Romero, Silicon Valley’s Most Influential Latino “People’s Choice” award recipient, is well on his way to stardom and fame. His current concert “Manuel Romero All New” sells out all dates and fans leave enchanted by Manuel’s voice as he adapts to a wide range of musical styles, from mariachi and ballads in Spanish to classical Ave Maria and Christian contemporary as well as pop and romantic songs in English.
Summer 2008 Manuel is featured in Off-Broadway Musical Altar Boyz playing the part of Juan. He participated as TOP 20 in NBC’s #1 TV Series “America’s Got Talent” he headlined at Shoreline Amphitheatre with Wayne Brady and All 4 One for “Cathedral Fest”. In 2006 after hearing Manuel perform impeccable renditions of both US and Mexico’s National Anthem’s he was commended for his exceptional musical talent by President Fox of Mexico and Mayor Villaraigosa of Los Ángeles. And not long ago Manuel rocked the house as Richie Valens in stage production “Buddy the Buddy Holly Story”.
Manuel sang for Pope John Paul II during one of his visits to Mexico and has performed at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. He has performed with the Silicon Valley Symphony and Diablo Symphony Orchestra and in Mariachi Festivals throughout the country as well as “Despierta America” and “Furia Musical” and the “Jenny Jones Show”. Manuel is a favorite to open sports events by singing the National Anthem. The Oakland A’s, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco Giants, San Francisco 49er’s, San Jose Sharks and the Golden State Warriors have all delighted their fans with Manuel as their invited artist. Manuel has received the International Trebby Award for best popular album and song of the year for self-titled album Manuel Romero. Long awaited Orgulloso de Ser and religious album Santa Maria brings the album total to five…get your copy today! The new album includes a song that Manuel wrote with the help of his father as he has added songwriting, guitar, piano and drums to his list of talents.
Manuel is a graduate from Valley Christian in Dublin, CA. He is active in many community service projects and is a volunteer soccer coach for U14. Manuel is an official team leader for the Easter Seals “Walk with Me”; the event raises money for people with disabilities. In summer of 2006 he took an educational tour thru Portugal and Spain and was selected as a Scholarship recipient to participate in both the RYLA conference and the prestigious GRAMMY Camp.
Manuel is attending college studying music and business. By studying business, he hopes to better manage his singing career. More information at www.manuel-romero.com People en Español wrote “Manuel is good news for the music industry. He will be the next giant of original Mexican music”