Jonathan Blalock

Jonathan Blalock

Jonathan Blalock is represented by Encompass Arts. He has sung with the Opera Syracuse (La Cenerentola), Syracuse Symphony (Carmina Burana), Winston-Salem Symphony (Messiah), Arizona Musicfest (Pagliacci), Performance Santa Fe (The Mikado), Michigan Opera Theater (Fanciulla del West) and the Hong Kong Contemporary Song Festival.

Coping With Criticism

My day of triumph had finally arrived! I made my NYC debut in a world premiere, and luckily the NY Times gave me a favorable review. Instantly I joined the

Adventures in Marino Land : Megan Marino

Megan Marino’s impressive talent has taken her to several top-notch opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera, Opéra national de Paris, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, and the Santa Fe Opera. Her résumé also includes awards from the William Matheus Sullivan Foundation, the Gerda Lissner Foundation, the Kurt Weill Foundation, and the George London Foundation as well as first prize wins in both the Marcello Giordani Foundation and the Oratorio Society of New York competitions. But it’s her positive perspective and fun personality, coupled with this talent, that has left her in high regard with her colleagues and fellow singers.

Notes From the Field : A Syllabus for My Younger Self

As a new school year begins, consider the advice a seasoned singer would give himself at the start of his college career.

An Unexpected Angel’s Voice

When you think of the perfect holiday album, what comes to mind first? Barbra Streisand? Chanticleer? I’m guessing most people wouldn’t imagine that a bounty hunter/truck driver would make any


This New Year gives us all a glorious opportunity to refocus on what’s essential.  Recently I’ve allowed various distractions to take my eye off the ball in my personal and

Crack the Cocoon

This year’s election shocked me, and the echo chamber of social media was perhaps the biggest source of my surprise. Shielding myself from dissenting opinions online could be an innocent

Successful Singing Campaigns

This year I’ve become obsessed with politics, and I couldn’t help but notice the similarities between the election cycle and opera audition season. Of course not every aspect of government applies

The Broadway of Doing Things

By Jonathan Blalock   Before I ever knew about hit tunes such as “vissi d’arte” and “una furtiva lagrima,” I grew up listening to (and singing along with) songs like