Department of Music

The University of Mississippi

Faculty Profiles

Jos Milton

Jos Milton enjoys an active career in music as a professional singer and an educator.  His vibrant and eclectic schedule includes numerous engagements in the realms of concert, opera, and ensemble singing.  Recent credits include performances of Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Finzi’s Dies Natalis with the Germantown Symphony Orchestra, and Carlisle Floyd’s Slow Dusk, Puccini’s La Bohème, Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, and Poulenc’s Dialogues of the Carmelites, all with the Louisiana Opera. He has appeared as tenor soloist on numerous occasions with the Texas Early Music Project, Texas Choral Consort, La Follia Baroque Ensemble, Austin Civic Chorus, and various other organizations.  Jos also performs regularly as a professional chorister, with the Carmel Bach Festival Chorale, and with Conspirare Company of Voices, the Grammy® award-winning vocal ensemble based in Austin, Texas.  He has given master classes in voice at Trinity University, Northeastern State University (OK), Harding University, and at the Mississippi Conference of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS). He has presented his research in conferences held by the College Music Society and the National Opera Association.

Jos holds a Bachelor of Music from Trinity University, a Master of Music from the University of Massachusetts, and a Doctor of Musical Arts from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.  Dr. Milton serves as assistant professor of music at the University of Mississippi, where he teaches studio voice as well as various courses in vocal literature.   He resides in Oxford with his wife and son.

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