Choristers of Grace Church in Newark
The Choristers program is the re-envisioning of parish's over 150 year old boychoir, now geared toward boys ages 8-13 and girls ages 8-18.
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Mr. Jonathon Hampton
Jonathon Hampton performs professionally as an alto, tenor, and bass and is an accomplished conductor and music educator. A native of Chicago, he has performed locally with such acclaimed ensembles as The American Boychoir, the choirs of St. Thomas Fifth Avenue, St. Mary the Virgin, St. John the Divine, and he now begins his second season with The Choir of Grace Church. Mr. Hampton also founded and conducted two choirs in affiliation with Cornell University, where he graduated in 2004 - the Chorus and Glee Club Summer Ensemble and the Alumni Singers - and he has been guest conductor of Cornell’s World Music Choir, the Pacific Boychoir’s Continuum, and Trinity Church Wall Street’s Trinity Choir. Mr. Hampton has given lectures, masterclasses, and recitals of African-American spirituals across the country, and as a resident of New York City, he also works in education for the Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall.