Jos Milton, tenor
Jos Milton enjoys an active career in music as a professional singer and an educator. He recently returned to his native Texas, where his performance schedule includes 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 chamber ensemble led by Craig Hella Johnson.
Prior to moving to Austin, Dr. Milton was a resident artist with Bach Vespers at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in New York City, 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 Così 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 at Amherst, and a Bachelor of Music Degree in voice and music education from Trinity University. He is on the voice faculty at Concordia University in Austin, TX. Additionally, Jos recently 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.
For more information, please visit www.josmilton.com.