teaching & producing
With over ten years of experience in producing independent opera, professional opera, and three years experience as a senior manager of the fastest growing opera company in North America, Jon has established himself as a sought-after collaborator of opera artistic directors, and start-ups across Canada. Always specializing, Jon freelances and consults on marketing for non-profits and is currently the Marketing Manager at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre.
Jonathan completed three years mentorship at the Canadian Opera Company as the company-in-residence with Against the Grain Theatre. During that time, he also attended the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity's Cultural Leadership program.
Jonathan has begun his journey into teaching, and is now accepting students of all kinds into his studio. He teaches in a variety of disciplines from musical theatre, popular music, sean-nòs (Irish), opera, sacred, and choral. He has coached singers who tour in rock bands, actors with parts in a play, and choristers as they prepare for concerts.
Write to him to set up your first lesson.