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Jean Danton

music department

Jean Danton

Jean Danton has performed under conductors Christopher Hogwood, Helmuth Rilling, John Finney, Dirk Hillyer, Martin Pearlman, Bruce Hangen and Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra. Ms. Danton made her Carnegie Hall debut with 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 Back Festival, Baltimore Choral Arts Society, Nashua Symphony Orchestra, Colorado's Becker Music Festival, North Carolina Symphony, North Shore Music Theatre and Associazione Culturale in Italy and the University Chorale of Boston College with John Finney. Her 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 appeared with Boston Lyric Opera, Boston Opera Theatre and the Boston Early Music Festival. Her versatility also extends to jazz including concerts with Bruce Hangen and the Orchestra at Indian Hill and the Rusty Scott Quartet at the historic Mishler Theatre in Pennsylvania.

Ms. Danton has performed on the New York Trinity Church Concert Series in New York City and the Twentieth Music Series at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Chamber music festivals include the Rockport Chamber Music Festival, Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Festival, Yale Center for British Art, and the Meeting House Chamber Music Festival.

Ms. Danton has several solo recordings on Albany Records, Newport Classic and with New England Light Opera. Television credits include documentaries on PBS and Lifetime. Ms. Danton is also on the voice faculty at Salem State, New England Conservatory (School of Continuing Education) and Eastern Nazarene College.