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Jeremy Johnson (Baritone)

Born: San Diego, California, USA

The American baritone, Jeremy Johnson, studied at St. Augustine High School in San Diego, California (Class of 2008). He obtained his Bachelor of Music degree in 2012 and his Masster of Music degre in 2014, both from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University in Bloomington. His roles there included Schaunard in La Bohème and Gladhand in Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story. In 2015, he took the top prize at the 2015 Grand Concours Vocal Competition.

Jeremy Johnson sang the role of Peter in the touring production of Don Freund's Romeo and Juliet, and has appeared as a featured soloist in J.S. Bach's Johannes-Passion (BWV 245) and Franz Liszt's Die Seligkeiten. He performed the roles of Maestro Spinelloccio and Ser Amantio in the Princeton Festival's production of Gianni Schicchi, and in Summer 2013 made his debut as a Young Artist at St Louis Opera Theatre. He sang the role of Schaunard in La Bohème with Opera Experience Southeast in May 2012 and January 2013. He has also sang in Claude Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande.

Jeremy Johnson has worked as Assistant Box Office Manager, Assistant House Manager at Indiana University Musical Arts Center in Bloomington (2008-2015); Executive Director at New Voices Opera in Bloomington, (2012-2014); Audience Services Representative at Lyric Opera of Chicago (2015 to present); Studio Administrator at Houston Grand Opera (2015 to present).

Source: BARIHUNKS Website (March 1, 2015); Jeremy Johnson profile on Facebook
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (December 2015)

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William Jon Gray

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BWV 245 [1st, 2012]

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BARIHUNKS ®: Introducing Jeremy Johnson: Winner of 2015 Grand Concours Vocal Competition

Jeremy Johnson on Facebook


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