Christopher Jackson

Christopher J.

DeKalb, IL

About Christopher J.

Christopher teaches: Ages 15 and up
Teaching since: September 2012
Last sign in: Within two months

Overview

Hello All! My name is Christopher and I am excited to begin working with you all. I began teaching voice in 2012 as a student in Bowling Green, OH. I enjoying watching students progress and to help the find their own voice! I am fun, energetic, caring and dedicated. I received my Bachelor of Music degree in Voice Performance in 2013 from Bowling Green State University. I have a Graduate Performers Certificate in performance from Northern Illinois University where O am currently completing my Masters of Music in performance.

Photos and Videos

This piece is Lonely House from Kurt Weill's Opera "Street Scene."

Experience

Ensemble Member
Aug 2015 - Present
Cor Cantiamo

Cor Cantiamo is a professional choir in residence at Northern Illinois University.

Tenor Section Leader and Soloist
Aug 2014 - Present
First United Methodist Church of Dekalb, IL

Concert ensemble member
Mar 2016 - Mar 2016
Canterbury Singers

Ensemble performer for a concert with songs of meditation with the Canterbury Singers of Dixon, IL.

Tenor Chorister
Aug 2011 - May 2013
Toledo Opera

Performed in productions of La Traviata, Turandot, La Boheme, Don Giovanni and 2 opera galas

Tenor Section Leader and Soloist
Nov 2010 - May 2013
First Presbyterian Church of Bowling Green, OH

Tenor Chorister
Jun 2012 - Jul 2012
Cincinnati Opera

Production of Porgy and Bess

Education

Masters of Music in Voice Performance
May 2016 - Present
Northern Illinois University
Graduate Performers Certificate in Voice Performance
Aug 2014 - May 2016
Northern Illinois University
Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance
Aug 2008 - May 2013
Bowling Green State University

Languages Spoken

French
Limited Proficiency
German
Limited Proficiency
Italian
Limited Proficiency

Awards

Samuel Bradt & Bertha Glidden Music Scholarship
Aug 2014
Northern Illinois University
Talent Tuition Waiver Scholarship
Aug 2014
Northern Illinois University
Procter and Gamble Educational Scholarship
Aug 2008
P&G
Beautillion Militaire Educational Scholarship
Apr 2008
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

Affiliations

American Guild of Musical Artists
Jun 2012

An American labor union that represents 8,000 current and retired opera singers, ballet and other dancers, opera directors, backstage production personnel at opera and dance companies, and figure skaters.

3 Reviews on Christopher J.

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Jamie F. Oct 19, 2016
Verified Student · Singing · In studio
Christopher was wonderful! I had a great first lesson.
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Alex Sep 2, 2016
· Opera Voice · In studio
Amazing job all around! He used many visuals and examples to help me figure out how to properly use my voice and get it resonating to its fullest potential. Great personality and fantastic teaching skills!
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Anaya May 2, 2016
Verified Student · Singing · In studio
He has done a great job with my daughter, she's always excited to attend lessons and I can't get her to stop singing afterwards! Very pleased with Christopher!
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