Faculty Profile

Jonathan Hays

Visiting Instructor in Music/Voice (2015)

Contact Information

haysjo@dickinson.edu


http://www.jonathanhays.net

Bio

Jonathan Hays teaches studio voice and chamber music at Dickinson College. In 2013, Professor Hays has performed Carl Nielssen's Symphony No.3 with the Harrisburg Symphony; Schubert's Winterreise at Dickinson College; Mozart’s Don Giovanni at the University of Memphis; and the world premiere of Martin Bresnick’s opera, My Friend’s Story, at the International Festival of Arts and Ideas in New Haven, CT. Career highlights include performances with the Los Angeles Opera, Washington Opera, Lincoln Center Festival, Bel Canto at Caramoor, Opera de la Colombia, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Mostly Mozart Festival, and Toronto Symphony, among many others. His recording of Jeremy Gill’s song cycle, Helian, ranked fourth on Philadelphia City Paper’s list of Top 10 Classical Albums of 2011, and the Big Easy Foundation honored him with their 2011 award for Best Performance of New Classical Music. He has been on the Dickinson College faculty since 2008.

Education

  • B.M., Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford, 1994
  • M.M., Yale University, 1996

2015-2016 Academic Year

Fall 2015

MUPS 111 Vocal Technique Class
Personal Audition and Permission of Instructor Required No Additional Fee / May Not be Audited An introduction to vocal technique in a group setting. Note: this course is the prerequisite course for Voice (2nd semester) - MUPS 114 - 30 (Private lessons). Course content includes voice physiology, IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet), one private lesson, required in class performances, student critiques, and voice concert attendance. Interested students should email Prof. Helding to set up an audition.

MUPS 114 Voice (2nd semester)
Additional Fee Required / Scholarships Are Available / May Not Be Audited Students who register for Performance Studies courses (MUPS) must commit to their availability during the first Monday through Friday of Final Exam week, because the Final exams ("juries") for MUPS Courses take place each semester during that time.

MUPS 213 Voice (3rd semester)
Additional Fee Required / Scholarships Are Available / May Not Be Audited Students who register for Performance Studies courses (MUPS) must commit to their availability during the first Monday through Friday of Final Exam week, because the Final exams ("juries") for MUPS Courses take place each semester during that time.

MUPS 214 Voice (4th semester)
Additional Fee Required / Scholarships Are Available / May Not Be Audited Students who register for Performance Studies courses (MUPS) must commit to their availability during the first Monday through Friday of Final Exam week, because the Final exams ("juries") for MUPS Courses take place each semester during that time.

MUPS 313 Voice (5th semester)
Additional Fee Required / Scholarships Are Available / May Not Be Audited Students who register for Performance Studies courses (MUPS) must commit to their availability during the first Monday through Friday of Final Exam week, because the Final exams ("juries") for MUPS Courses take place each semester during that time.

MUPS 314 Voice (6th semester)
Additional Fee Required / Scholarships Are Available / May Not Be Audited Students who register for Performance Studies courses (MUPS) must commit to their availability during the first Monday through Friday of Final Exam week, because the Final exams ("juries") for MUPS Courses take place each semester during that time.

MUPS 413 Voice (7th semester)
Additional Fee Required / Scholarships Are Available / May Not Be Audited Students who register for Performance Studies courses (MUPS) must commit to their availability during the first Monday through Friday of Final Exam week, because the Final exams ("juries") for MUPS Courses take place each semester during that time.

MUPS 414 Voice (8th semester)
Additional Fee Required / Scholarships Are Available / May Not Be Audited Students who register for Performance Studies courses (MUPS) must commit to their availability during the first Monday through Friday of Final Exam week, because the Final exams ("juries") for MUPS Courses take place each semester during that time.