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Jeffrey Jones

Associate Professor, Music

Jonathan Doe
Contact Jeffrey Jones
843-349-2561 jones@coastal.edu

EHFA 151

Spring 2018 Hours: Mondays 11am-12pm; Wednesdays 3-4pm; Fridays 12-1pm

If arts have a place in society, they must be a part of a community. To be an artist is not the privilege of a few, but the necessity of us all.”

Biography

Dr. Jeffrey Jones, baritone, is well versed in both stage and concert repertoire. Stage credits include: Escamillo in Carmen, Papageno in Magic Flute, Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, Belcore in Elixir of Love, Father in Hansel and Gretel, Tarquinius in Rape of Lucretia, Marquis de la Force in Les Dialogues des Carmélites, Melchior in Amahl and the Night Visitors, Baron Douphol in La Traviata, and Mr. Gobineau in The Medium. Highlights of concert and oratorio solo credits: Passion According to St. John and B Minor Mass (Bach), Ein Deutsches Requiem (Brahms), Te Deum (Bruckner), Requiem (Duruflé), Requiem (Fauré), Messe Solennelle (Gounod), Messiah and Dettingen Te Deum (Handel), Paukenmesse and Nelsonmesse (Haydn), Elijah (Mendelssohn), Coronation Mass and Requiem (Mozart), Carmina Burana (Orff), Mass in G (Schubert), Encounters (Schuller), Serenade to Music (Vaughan Williams) and Belshazzar’s Feast (Walton).

He has performed with Arizona Opera, Arizona State Lyric Opera Theater, Atlanta Opera, Atlanta Lyric Opera, Atlanta Symphony Chorus, Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus, Arizona Musicfest, Capitol City Opera, Carolina Master Chorale, Chattanooga Symphony, Collegium Vocale, Durango Choral Society, Long Bay Symphony, Meridian Chorale, the Music in the Mountains Festival, the Phoenix Chorale, Piccolo Spoleto Festival, Robert Shaw Chamber Singers, and the State Opera Stara Zagora. As a member of the Atlanta Symphony Chorus, he participated in three recordings for Telarc Records and performed in two concerts at Carnegie Hall with Robert Shaw.

Jeffrey is a member of the music department faculty at Coastal Carolina University, located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He has taught at Grand Canyon University, the Arizona State University Herberger College-at-Large, and served as a voice coach at Arizona State University during the fall of 2006. Jeffrey was awarded a Doctorate of Musical Arts in vocal performance at Arizona State University where he also received a Master of Music in opera performance. He earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of North Texas and is a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy. During his studies, Jeffrey worked with the following teachers and coaches: Andrew Campbell, Jerry Doan, Harold Heiberg, Walter Huff, Jeffrey Norris, Juanita Peters, William Reber and Eckart Sellheim.

Education

Arizona State University, Tempe Arizona 
Doctor of Musical Arts, Vocal Performance; 2007

Arizona State University, Tempe Arizona 
Master of Music, Opera Performance; 2003

University of North Texas, Denton Texas
Bachelor of Music, General Music, Minors in Vocal Performance & Education; 1994

Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen Michigan
High School Diploma, Major in Vocal Performance; 1988

Interesting Facts

Jeffrey Jones spent the summer of 2016 teaching and singing opera in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.

Teaching Areas

Applied Voice Instruction, Voice Pedagogy

Research Areas

Performance – opera, golden age musical theatre, concert singing, recital singing