Jonathon Hampton is an alto, tenor and baritone specializing in early classical, spirituals, jazz, and contemporary music, including songwriting. His solo album, "Negro Spirituals: Songs of Trial and Triumph" complements choral recordings with Cappella SF, American Bach Soloists, Pacific Boychoir, The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, Schola Cantorum San Francisco, New York Film Chorale, Cornell University Glee Club and The American Boychoir. Based in Washington, DC, he directs the primary school chorus and teaches piano at Washington International in addition to singing at St. John Paul II National Shrine and lending his voice to various choirs in the area, among them Washington National Cathedral and Christ Church Georgetown. Recently in San Francisco, California, he sang regularly with the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, Cappella SF, American Bach Soloists, and at Church of the Advent and Grace Cathedral. There he was director of the Renaissance chamber chorus, Tactus SF, and conducted ensembles for East Bay Center for the Performing Arts, Pacific Boychoir, San Francisco Youth Chorus, and the Music Discovery Workshop & Youth Collegium of San Francisco Early Music Society. He has performed widely in the New York area, where he was also Director of Choristers at Grace Church in Newark, NJ and founded a women’s chorus of alumna of his alma mater, Cornell University. He worked several years for Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute and continues as an arts media consultant.

Ave Maria by Camille Saint-Saëns

with Paul Ellison, organ

Lord God of Abraham (Elijah) 
by Mendelssohn

Ev'ry Valley (Messiah)
by Handel

Sapphische Ode by Johannes Brahms

with Jeffrey Parola, organ

Solo 

 alto 

baritone

tenor 

Neither from Heaven Nor Earth with Cappella SF; Jewish Music of the Baroque with Marin Baroque Choir & Chamber Orchestra; Burgundian Renaissance, also Medieval and Baroque Treasury, and A Tudor Christmas with Early Music New York

 

 

 

Hymnfest with the Ojai Music Festival Singers, Purcell's The Fairy Queen with Big Apple Baroque, Siegel's Brother Brother (Wilbur Wright), Diebes's WOW (Fab)

 

Vaughan Williams' Fantasy on a Christmas Carol with California Symphony; Mozart's Requiem in D Minor with the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra, Durflé's Requiem with the Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie Hall's Link Up: The Orchestra Rocks with the Orchestra of St. Luke's

Choirs 

current

St. John Paul II National Shrine – Tenor
Washington National Cathedral – ATB Sub
St. Charles Borromeo – Tenor Sub
Christ Church Georgetown – Tenor Sub

 

 

recent

 

American Bach Soloists – Alto, Tenor

San Francisco Symphony Chorus – Tenor

Schola Adventus – Tenor, Alto, Cantor 

Grace Cathedral – Alto Sub

Cappella SF  Tenor, Alto

Cathedral of Christ the Light – Tenor, Alto, Cantor 

Marin Baroque – Tenor, Alto

Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption Alto, Tenor Sub

St. Mark's Episcopal, Berkeley – Tenor Sub

Ojai Music Festival Singers – Bari

Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian – Tenor Sub

Schola Cantorum San Francisco – Alto

Pacific Collegium – Alto, Tenor

Artists Vocal Ensemble – Tenor

Lakeshore Ave Baptist – Alto, Tenor, Bass

San Francisco Bach Choir – Tenor

 

Grace Church in Newark – Alto, Tenor, Bass, Cantor

Early Music New York – Alto

Conflitti di Voci – Bari

New York Film Chorale - Bass

Manhattan Concert Chorale – Bari

St. Mary the Virgin, Times Sq. – Alto, Tenor, Bass

Church of the Epiphany – Tenor, Bass Sub

Marble Collegiate – Tenor Sub

Church of the Resurrection – Tenor

St. Thomas 5th Ave – Alto Sub

Broadway United – Alto, Tenor Sub

St. John the Divine – Alto, Tenor, Bass, Cantor

Trinity, Wall Street – Tenor

Holy Trinity Catholic – Alto, Tenor, Bass

Buttress – Precentor

Strike the Viol by Henry Purcell

with Geoffrey Ullerich, piano

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