Jonathon Hampton performs sacred and secular music as an alto, tenor, and baritone, specializing in early classical, spirituals, jazz, and contemporary repertoire, including songwriting and arranging. His solo album, Negro Spirituals: Songs of Trial and Triumph complements two recordings as featured soloist with Pacific Boychoir: That Promised Land and Show Me the Way. He has recently recorded commercial albums with Cappella SF and American Bach Soloists, and appears on earlier recordings with The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, Schola Cantorum San Francisco, New York Film Chorale, Cornell University Glee Club, and The American Boychoir. Hampton performs regularly with American Bach Soloists, Cappella SF, and San Francisco Symphony Chorus in addition to singing often with the choirs of Church of the Advent and Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, CA, and the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland, CA. 

 

Hampton directs the early music chamber chorus, Tactus SF, and ensembles for East Bay Center for the Performing Arts, San Francisco Youth Chorus, and San Francisco Early Music Society's summer Music Discovery Workshop and Youth Collegium. He was previously a director of the GRAMMY-winning Pacific Boychoir, choristers at Grace Church in Newark, NJ, and founded two choruses in affiliation with his alma mater, Cornell University where he graduated in 2004. Hampton has been guest conductor of several ensembles across the country and also spent five years with Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute, coordinating international music education programs and media, work he continues today as an arts consultant.

Classical

Sheep May Safely Graze by J.S. Bach

with Geoffrey Ullerich, piano

Lord God of Abraham (Elijah) 
by Mendelssohn

Ev'ry Valley (Messiah)
by Handel

Be Thou Still by J.W. Franck

with Geoffrey Ullerich, piano

Solo 

baritone

tenor 

 alto 

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
American Bach Soloists – Alto, Tenor

Cappella SF – Tenor, Alto

Grace Cathedral – Alto

San Francisco Symphony Chorus – Tenor

Schola Adventus – Tenor, Alto, Cantor 

 

 

recent

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