Faculty Profile: Jean Danton
Adjunct Professor - Applied Voice Music Department
- Currently Teaches
Jean Danton, soprano, has performed throughout the United State on the opera, oratorio, musical theatre and concert stage. She has performed under conductors Christopher Hogwood, John Finney, Helmuth Rilling, Martin Pearlman, Bruce Hangen and Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra. Ms. Danton made her Carnegie Hall debut with the Masterwork Chorus and her Lincoln Center debut at Avery Fisher Hall with the National Chorale, in both instances performing Handel's Messiah. Performance highlights include engagements with the Carmel Bach Festival, Oregon Bach Festival, Baltimore Choral Arts Society, Nashua Symphony Orchestra, Colorado’s Breckenridge Music Festival, North Carolina Symphony, North Shore Music Theatre and Associazione Culturale in Italy.
Ms. Danton's operatic and theatrical performances include roles with Boston Baroque, Greater Buffalo Opera, American Repertory Theatre, Boston Classical Orchestra, and New England Light Opera. She has performed on the N.Y. Trinity Church Concert Series in N.Y.C., Twentieth Century Music Series at the N.Y. Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, as well as several festivals around New England including the Rockport Chamber Music Festival Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Festival, and the Meeting House Chamber Music Festival. She is often a soloist for Pops concerts, musical theatre, and jazz concerts appearing with the Boston Pops Orchestra, North Shore Music Theatre, American Classics, Hillyer Festival Orchestra and the Orchestra at Indian Hill.
Ms. Danton has several solo recordings on Albany Records, Newport Classic, New England Light Opera and is releasing a new album of musical theatre standards in 2013. Television credits include documentaries on PBS and Lifetime. Ms. Danton is on the voice faculty at Eastern Nazarene College, Boston College, New England Conservatory-SCE, and Salem State University. For more information please visit www.jeandanton.com