Jonathan Mark Macpherson
Jonathan Mark Macpherson began his music education at the age of 7 when he learned to played the cornet in his primary school brass band. He completed his ABRSM Grade 8 with Distinction in 2013 with the help of Lynette Teo, who gave him the confidence to apply for the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Diploma in voice. He has performed in several opera productions, such as New Opera Singapore’s Die Fledermaus, Orfee aux enfer, SSO’s concert production of Carmen, NAFA’s vocal department production of Offenbach’s Les Deux Avuegles as Giraffier and Lîle de Tulipatan as Romboïdal as well as the Singapore Lyric Opera’s production of Le Nozze Di Figaro as Don Basilio. In 2018 was a Finalist in the Open category of the ASEAN Vocal Competition organised by the Singapore Lyric Opera. Currently studying under Soprano Dr Jessica Chen and a trainee in the Singapore Lyric Opera’s Leow Siak Fah Young Artist Training Program, Jonathan is lyric tenor who’s described as an “Intelligent and expressive singer.”
As a composer, Jonathan loves to write for choir and windband, having achieved an honourable mention in the Singapore Wind Symphony’s Young Composer’s Challenge 2017. His music portrays his Catholic upbringing, Eurasian heritage and subtle sense of humour.