Jonathan Beyer has taught at the Curtis Institute of Music, Manhattan School of Music, Chautauqua Institution, University of British Columbia and also maintains a private studio in NYC and online that includes college students, young artists, and professionals. He has been acclaimed by outstanding professionals such as Michael Eliasen, Artistic Director Emeritus of Curtis Opera, “The wonderfully talented baritone, Jonathan Beyer, is proving himself to the be future of teaching voice,” and by Marlena Malas, “Jonathan has a special quality of communicating technique. His students all improve greatly in a short time and thoroughly enjoy working with him. He has integrity and a great love for what he is doing.”.
As a performing artist, Jonathan is a baritone that has performed with the Metropolitan Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, Opera Frankfurt and more. He has performed throughout North America, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe in a repertoire that spans opera, oratorio, musical theatre, art song, and Jazz. Jonathan has performed in a wide variety of operatic roles ranging from Count Almaviva in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro to the title role in John Adam’s Nixon in China. Recently he performed Rossini’s Figaro with Pittsburgh Opera, Marcello in a La Boheme with Boston Lyric Opera, Danilo in The Merry Widow with Lyric Opera of Chicago (cover), Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia with Opera Company of Philadelphia and Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Guglielmo in Cosi Fan Tutte with Florida Grand Opera, Marcello in La Boheme with the Dallas Opera and Frankfurt Opera, Ping in Turandot with the Cincinnati Opera and Vancouver Opera, I Vespri Sicilian, Danilo in The Merry Widow with Opera Viva Hong Kong, and the title role of Eugene Onegin with the Boston Youth Symphony.