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Jon Grave

Vocal Tutor

j.grave@chi.ac.uk

Jon Grave

Destined for a vocal career with success in the Choirboy of the Year and his first operatic role Amahl, Jon’s forty subsequent roles, for groups such as the Northern Sinfonia, Opera de Bauge and HMO Italy, include lead Puccini, Verdi, Mozart, Donizetti and all the major Gilbert & Sullivan tenor roles. Jon entered the GSMD as a talented trumpeter, before focusing on a vocal career before his graduation.

Described by Classic FM as ‘one impressive tenor’ with ‘something special in his beautiful voice’, he has performed in numerous world famous venues, over sixty oratorios and is an acclaimed recitalist, with a number of Royal performances. Major film soundtracks, live broadcasts, solo recordings and lead film roles complete his catalogue.

His numerous conducting and directing credits include Hansel & Gretel, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Cosi fan tutte, Dido & Aeneas and West Side Story. Highly in demand as a music educator; Jon lectures in singing, opera & operetta at the University of Chichester, was formerly acting Director of Music at the renowned Prebendal School and works with a dozen choirs. More details are available at www.theseriousmusic.com