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Jonathan King

JONATHAN KING, an active pianist and conductor based in Baltimore, MD, currently serves as Assistant Music Director at Church of the Resurrection in Lutherville, MD, and Choral Activities Graduate Assistant at the University of Maryland School of Music, where he directs the University Chorale. He has previously served as assistant conductor to the UMS Choral Union, a Grammy® award-winning ensemble that regularly collaborates with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and has prepared choirs for eminent conductors including Leonard Slatkin and Philip Brunell. King 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, and has previously served as a répétiteur with the Lyric Opera of Chicago and Oregon Bach Festival. As a collaborative pianist, King has worked with celebrated singers including J’nai Bridges, Nicole Cabell, and baritone Will Liverman, with whom he was a semi-finalist in the 2015 and 2017 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition in London. King and Liverman have recorded with Deutsche Grammophon, and were recently signed as artists with Odradek Records. Together they maintain an active recital schedule. Mr. King is currently completing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Choral Conducting at the University of Maryland, and has completed two Master of Music degrees at the University of Michigan, where he was the recipient of the Edward P. Frolich and Brehm Fellowship awards. His mentors include Edward Maclary, Martin Katz, Julius Drake, Daniel Paul Horn, and Jerry Blackstone.