Name: Jonathan Thomas
Voice type: Tenor
SFS Chorus member since: 2014
Hometown: St. Charles, Missouri
Music school(s) you attended: University of Kansas
I began singing when I was: I don’t remember not singing.
I was inspired to become a professional singer by: The Righteous Brothers' Greatest Hits, after hearing You’ve Lost that Lovin’ Feeling in Top Gun.
If I were not a professional singer, I might be: a super-competitive amateur baseball player.
My favorite composers are: Poulenc, Wagner, Britten
This season, I am really looking forward to: Missa Solemnis, Beethoven, Carmina Burana, Orff
Most memorable SFS performance: Magnificat, Monteverdi
When I’m not working, what I enjoy doing most is: following Cardinals baseball and KU basketball, discovering new beers
I recently read: The Count of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumás, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel García Márquez
Some of the more interesting music you’ll find on my CD player / on my iPod is: lots of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Led Zeppelin, and Cake
Favorite thing(s) to do in the Bay Area (and why): I love staying active by exploring the various parks and trails in the Bay Area. I also really enjoy going out in the different neighborhoods and experiencing all the vibes the city has to offer.
Anything else you’d like to share? It has always been a goal of mine to perform and work in the arts in a large community. So far, the Bay Area has been a great outlet for me and my experiences performing have been really enjoyable.
Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94102
Mon - Fri: 10am - 6pm
Sat: Noon - 6pm
Sun: 2 hours prior to concerts
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