Jon Morrell was born in New York City, and is a student of Bill Schuman.
He has made several recent appearances in the United Kingdom, most notably in Schubert’s Winterreise at St John’s Smith Square, and at the Woodhouse Cops Festival in Surrey.
With the Concordia Foundation, Jon has performed in their Christmas Concert at St. Paul’s, and as Candide with the Opera Babes in excerpts from Bernstein’s Candide at Queen Elizabeth Hall, under conductor Rebecca Miller.
In the United States, he has recently sung the role of Sesto in Händel’s Giulio Cesare with Opera at Florham, the CPE Bach Magnificat with the Stockbridge Festival Chorus, and Messiah with the Hudson Symphony.
In January 2007, Jon triumphed as Samson in Saint-Saëns’ Samson et Dalila with One World Symphony. Other engagements this year include Siegmund in a concert version of Act I Die Walküre in London, tenor soloist for both Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and Handel’s Messiah.