Date: 7:30pm EDT October 3, 2019
Bennett Umhau, Baritone
Individual tickets are $20 (adults) and $15 (non-WC College Students / Seniors over age 65 / WC faculty & staff). WC students and youth 18 and under are free. Individual tickets can be purchased online with a credit card via EventBrite, or with cash or check at the door. Season tickets can be purchased on the Concert Series website. Inquires and ticket holds can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-778-7839 (Debbie Reed).
Jonathan King, an active pianist and conductor based in Baltimore, MD, currently serves as Associate Music Director at Church of the Resurrection in Baltimore, MD, and Choral Activities Graduate Assistant at the UMD School of Music, where he has directed the University Chorale and served as Assistant Conductor with Maryland Opera Studios. He has prepared choirs for eminent conductors including Leonard Slatkin, Marin Alsop, and Gianandrea Noseda, and has assisted conductor John Nelson in several performances with the Chicago Bach Project, Orchestre de chambre de Paris, and the MasterWorks Festival in Winona Lake, IN.
As a collaborative pianist, King has worked with celebrated singers including J’nai Bridges, Nicole Cabell, Colin Ainsworth, Kenneth Overton, and Will Liverman, and has served as répétiteur at the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Oregon Bach Festival. King is currently completing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Choral Conducting at UMD, and his musical mentors include Edward Maclary, Jerry Blackstone, Martin Katz, and Julius Drake.