Shenandoah Conservatory of Shenandoah University (Voice Performance)
University of Cincinnati, CCM (Master's)
University of Cincinnati, CCM (Other)
I am a professional opera singer that has performed extensively across most genres. While I do teach a classical foundation, I have a firm grasp on the differences of various styles, and believe strongly that having a 'classical technique' doesn't mean that one must sing operatically. Healthy sustainable singing is possible across all genres, and is an important baseline if you want to be able to sing for a long time.
In addition to being a singer, I also have a history of tutoring other subjects. During my undergraduate training, I tutored basic math, music theory, sing-singing, and aural skills (ear-training); eventually earning the "Excellence in Tutoring" award my senior year.
Joshua J. singing has been described by critics throughout the country as splendid, gorgeous, other-worldly, mellifluous and confident.
Skilled across many genres, Mr. J. has sung Aeneas (Dido and Aeneas) to Stephanie Bythe’s Dido with Mark Morris Dance Group at Mostly Mozart Festival; and, sang Ford (Falstaff) with Opera Louisiane. He sang at Hungary’s Armel Music Festival in a world première of A Death in the Family; NYCO as Don Pedro (La Périchole) 2013 and reëngaged as the Deputy Mayor (Anna Nicole): he debuted with the New Haven Symphony and Cape Cod Symphony; and, sang John Sorel in The Consul with Opera Santa Barbara in the spring of 2014.
He debuted with Jazz at Lincoln Center in a Rufus Wainwright concert and appeared with the New York Festival of Song with Steven Blier in past seasons. He has covered the role of Junior in Bernstein’s A Quiet Place and was presented in an all-Bernstein concert, both with New York City Opera and added the role of Billy Bigelow in Carousel with the Carnegie Visual and PAC and was part of Bard SummerScape as Capt. Lutte in Noel Coward’s Bitter Sweet. He covered Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) with NYCO and sang Athanaël (Thaïs) with Opera Co. of Middlebury.
As an young artist with Glimmerglass Opera, Mr. J. performed Alidoro in La Cenerentola and in addition, covered the role of John Sorel in Menotti’s The Consul. Prior to Glimmerglass he was a Filene Young Artist at Wolf Trap Opera for two seasons performing the roles of La Rocca in Un giorno di regno, Harlequin in Ariadne auf Naxos; and, to critical acclaim in addition to being a Grammy Nominee 2010 for Best Opera, the title role in John Musto’s Volpone. As a two-season member of the Seattle Opera Young Artist Program, Mr. Jeremiah performed the title role of Gianni Schicchi, Sam in Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti and the title role of Falstaff. Other roles performed include Guglielmo in Così fan tutte, Leporello in Don Giovanni, Peter in Hänsel und Gretel, Griswald in The Voyage of Edgar Allan Poe (Argento) and Sid in Albert Herring.
He covered the role of Buonofede in Haydn’s opera Il Mondo della Luna with Gotham Chamber Opera and made he debut in Alice Tully Hall in January 2010 with the Little Orchestra Society in an all-Victor Herbert program and added Slivio in I Pagliacci with the Spokane Opera to his repertoire. He made his stage debut with the Old Globe Theater in San Diego in the role of the Young Man in Last Romance by Joe DiPietro, a role he reprised with San Joe Repertory Theater.
In concert, Mr. J. has been heard in Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the Yakima Symphony Orchestra, Handel’s Messiah with the Great Falls Symphony, Carmina Burana with the University of Cincinnati Conservatory and the Nielsen Symphony No. 3 with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
I am a professional opera singer that has performed extensively across most genres. While I do teach a classical foundation, I have a firm grasp on the differences of various styles, and believe strongly that having a 'classical technique' doesn't mean that one must sing operatically. Healthy sustainable singing is possible across all genres, and
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