Instrumental and Vocal Department (French Horn)
Hailed by the New York Times for having “impressive confidence” Jon Carroll is forging a path as an in-demand performer. Recent highlights include a Live from Lincoln Center broadcast of “The Music of Danny Elfman” in conjunction with Lincoln Center Festival and performing alongside his first teacher, David Jolley, in the Brooklyn Chamber Music Society.
Jon has performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Opera, Sarasota Opera and many others. In 2017 Jon was the Associate Principal Horn of the Orquesta Filharmonico de Jalisco, in Guadalajara. Jon was also part of the orchestra that backed up the Grateful Dead on their last tour in 2014. An active Broadway performer as well, Jon has performed in Cinderella, On the Town, The King and I, Les Miserables, Honeymoon in Vegas, Lion King and Wicked and Miss Saigon.
Jon received his Master of Music Degree from The Juilliard School and his Bachelor’s degree from Mannes College. He also attended North Carolina School of the Arts in high school. Aside from performing Jon is an avid cyclist and skier. Having grown up in the mountains of North Carolina these activities were just as much part of his life as music was. He also happens to own two cats.