Jonathan Elmore

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Young man with beardTenor Jonathan Elmore debuted this May at Indianapolis Opera as Henrik in Sondheim’s A Little Night Music. Most recently, Jonathan performed the role of Adolfo Pirelli in IU’s production of Sweeney Todd. During his time at IU, Jonathan has also performed the roles of Count Danilo Danilovich (Die lustige Witwe), Guard (Anne Frank), Ouf (L’Ètoile), and Ralph Rackstraw (HMS Pinafore), as well as Secondo Soldato (L’incoronazione di Poppea).

Alongside his mainstage roles at IU, Jonathan has participated in the choruses for Il Barbiere di Siviglia, L’incoronazione di Poppea, and Highway, 1 USA. This summer, Jonathan will be joining the Ravinia Festival’s Steans Music Institute as a Vocal Fellow.

Jonathan is currently a Doctor of Music degree candidate at Indiana University, where he also earned his Master of Music degree in Voice and is currently studying with soprano Heidi Grant Murphy. A Southwest Virginia native, Jonathan received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Vocal Performance at Virginia Tech (20) under the tutelage of tenor Brian Thorsett. Jonathan is also an active collaborative pianist and currently maintains a roster of 9 undergraduate vocalists at Indiana University.