Christopher Jones, M.M.

Music History - Adjunct Professor


585.594.0
JonesC@roberts.edu

Education

M.M. in Performance and Literature, Voice, Eastman School of Music

B.S. in Music Education, Roberts Wesleyan College

Biography

Opera/Operetta

  • HMS Pinafore- Ralph Rackstraw
  • Magic Flute - Tamino
  • Cossi Fan Tutte (concert Version) Ferrando
  • Il Matrimonio Segretto - Paolino
  • LaFinta Giardinigera - Count Belfiore
  • Rosinson Crusoe - Toby
  • Paul Bunyan - Sam
  • Beside the Golden Door: Legend of Ellis Island - Ratcliff (World Premiere)
  • Eleni (Opera in Progress) Ratcliff
  • Operetta Recitals Featuring the works of Romberg, Lehar, Novello

Broadway

  • Perfectly Frank - Man #5
  • Kuni Leml - Student/Rabbi
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein Review
  • Pajama Game - Dancer/Set Forman

Oratorio - Other Repetoire

  • Messiah - Handel
  • Stabat Mater - Rossini
  • Mass in G Schubert
  • Elijah - Mendelssohn
  • Mass - Stravinsky
  • Coffee Cantata - Bach
  • Seven Last Word of Christ - DuBois
  • L'Historie Du Soldat - Soldier

Directing Experience

  • Cather County 2000
  • Magic Flute 1999 
  • Gianni Schicchi 1997 
  • Dido and Aeneas 1997
  • HMS Pinafore 1995

Other

  • Scholarship to Aspen Music Festival
  • Sung in Master Classes for Hakan Hagegard, Richard Woitach

Director - Broadway

  • Director of Summer Musical Theater at Hochstein Music School for 10 years
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • Music Man
  • Tales of Hochstein - Original Production (Assistant writer, director, set designer, performer)

Courses Taught

MUS 104 - Introduction to Music