Jos Milton

Jos Milton enjoys an active career in music as a professional singer and an educator. His performance schedule has included numerous engagements as tenor soloist with the Texas Early Music Project, Texas Choral Consort, La Follia, and Austin Civic Chorus. He also performs regularly with Conspirare's Company of Voices, Austin's dynamic Grammy-nominated chamber ensemble led by Craig Hella Johnson.

While living in Manhattan, Milton was a resident artist with Bach Vespers at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, where he performed solo movements in more than fifty Bach cantatas. His opera credits include Gernando in Haydn's rarely performed L'Isola disabitata, Pedrillo in Abduction from the Seraglio, Rodolfo in La Bohème, and Ferrando in Cosi fan tutte. His performances in oratorio encompass the works of Bach, Beethoven, Charpentier, Handel, Haydn, Monteverdi, Mozart, and Schütz.

Jos is a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Music of the Johns Hopkins University, where he received a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in voice. He holds a Master of Music Degree in voice from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a Bachelor of Music Degree in voice and music education from Trinity University. Jos was on the voice faculty at Concordia University in Austin, Texas, and at Austin Lyric Opera's Armstrong Community Music School, where he also presented pre-curtain lectures for ALO productions. Additionally, he designed a series of vocal workshops for the Conspirare Symphonic Choir and the Texas Choral Consort, integrating vocal training to enhance the members' choral experience. In 2011, Jos joined the voice faculty at the University of Mississippi, where he serves as assistant professor of music.

[ Personal home page: www.josmilton.com ]

E-mail: (jemilton@olemiss.edu)