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Curriculum Vitae
Johnathan Bosse
Providence, RI 02907
E-mail: Johnathanbosse@gmail.com

EDUCATION and LICENSE
Post-Graduate courses in Music Education and Choral Conducting, University of Florida, 2013-2014

Initial Teaching Licensure in Massachusetts, PreK-12 Music

Masters of Music in Vocal Pedagogy Performance, The Boston Conservatory, May 2013

Masters of Music in Music Education, The Boston Conservatory, May 2013

Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance, The Boston Conservatory, May 2010

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Private Music Instructor, Massachusetts and Florida; January 2009-present
Private teaching studio focusing on diction, vocal development, body awareness and alignment, language
and dramatic coaching. Students range from age 13-adult.

Graduate Assistant, University of Florida Choral Department; August 2013-May 2014
Choral department Graduate Assistant aiding in syllabus development and repertoire selections for two
University choirs as well as rehearsal accompanist and conductor. Civic Chorus is a community-based choir
with over 50 adult singers and the University Choir consists of music majors and non-majors with over 60
singers.

Voice Teacher, Boston Conservatory Vocal Academy, Boston, MA; January-May 2013
Developed audition techniques, vocal technique, language, diction and general musicianship skills. BCVA is
preparatory training program for high school students, college and avocational singers.

Intern, Bigelow Middle School, Newton, MA; January 2013 May 2013
Taught grades 6-8 including general music, double bass, guitar, piano, and drama, as well as conducted three
different choral ensembles. Cooperating Teacher, Jaime Alberts

Intern, Boston Latin School, Boston, MA; August 2012 December 2012
Taught grades 7-12 including string bass, cello, percussion, music theory, and AP music theory, as well as
conducted the treble choir, concert choir, chamber choir and assistant concert band. Cooperating teacher,
Ryan Schneider

Faculty, BPS Music Program, The Boston Conservatory, Boston, MA; Summer 2012
Taught private voice lesson and developed ear-training and musicianship skills to middle school and high
school vocalists.

Faculty, Vocal Choral Intensive Program, The Boston Conservatory, Boston, MA; Summer 2009-2010
Taught courses in ear-training/sight-reading, theory, diction, vocal development, dramatic coachings and ran
chorale rehearsals. VCI Program is s two week summer program for high school singers between ages 15-18.


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HONORS AND AWARDS

Graduate Assistantship at The University of Florida, 2013-2014
Member of The Boston Conservatory Opera Workshop under the direction of Nathan Troup, 2012-2013
Boston Conservatory Chapter President of the National Association for Music Educators, 2011-2012
Recipient of the William Seymour Scholar from The Boston Conservatory, 2011
Graduated summa cum laude from The Boston Conservatory, 2010
Recipient of the Leadership Aware from The Boston Conservatory, 2009
Florida Opera Guild Finalist, 2005

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Asst. Musical Director, Bigelow Middle School, Newton; 2013
Assisted the musical director in scheduling, organizing and running music rehearsals for Bigelows musical,
Seussical the Musical.

Alexander Technique Workshop, The Boston Conservatory, Boston, MA; 2012-2013
Observed and worked with Debbie Adams on incorporating Alexander Technique in both performing and
every day activities

Qigong-Primordial Tai chi Workshop, The Boston Conservatory, Boston, MA: 2012
Observed and worked with Jonathon Pape on utilizing and incorporating Qigong/Primordial Tai chi in both
performing and every day activities. Work entailed: chakra identification and utilizing energy and flow
throughout performance.

Voice Studio Observations, The Boston Conservatory, Boston, MA; 2012
Observed the technical and teaching practices of Kevin Wilson, Sara Goldstein, Patty Thom, Merrill Shea,
Monique Phinney, James Javore, Kerry Deal, Victor Jannett, Lisa Sheldon, Kathryn Wright, and William
Cotton.

Vocal Pedagogy Professional Workshop, The Boston Conservatory, Boston, MA; 2012
Topics included anatomy and physiology of the singing mechanism, developmental repertoire, comparative
pedagogy, musical theater belt/mix and vocal health. Courses are taught by Boston Conservatory faculty,
guest faculty and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Voice Center doctors and staff.

Asst. Student Opera Scenes Musical Director, Suny Purchase, Whiteplains, NY; 2006
Assisted the musical director in coordination, organization and music rehearsals of the freshmen opera
scenes


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Associate member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) since 2012
Member of the National Association for Music Educators (NAfME) since 2011

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PERFORMING EXPERIENCE

Opera

The Ugly Duckling Fables & Other Fables Boston Conservatory 2012
Lorenzo
Perichaud
Don Giovanni
Chorus
I Capuleti e I Montecchi
La Rondine
The Three Little Pigs
Serse
Boston Conservatory
Boston Conservatory
Boston Conservatory
Boston Conservatory
2010
2010
2009
2009
First Minister Cendrillon (Eng) Boston Conservatory 2009
Chorus Dido and Aenaes Boston Conservatory 2007
Chorus LIncoronazione di Poppea SUNY Purchase 2007
Chorus / Dancer Amahl and the Night Visitors SUNY Purchase 2006

Partial Roles

Sir Joseph Porter
Count
H.M.S. Pinafore
Le Nozze di Figaro
Boston Conservatory
New York Opera Studio
2013
2010
Taddeo
Papageno
LItaliana in Algeri
Die Zauberflte (+Eng)
Boston Conservatory
Boston Conservatory
2010
2008 / 2009
Arac Princess Ida Boston Conservatory 2009
Count Marriage of Figaro Boston Conservatory 2008
Belcore LElisir damore SUNY Purchase 2007

Straight Acting Scenes

Professor The Lesson Boston Conservatory 2009
Charlie Brown Youre a Good Man Charlie Brown Boston Conservatory 2009

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

VOICE
Victor Jannett, Kevin Wilson, Dr. Rebecca Folsom, Thomas Goodheart

CONDUCTING
Dr. Will Kesling, Brian OConnell, Dr. Walter Pavasaris, Thomas Palance, Robert Knabel

DANCE/MOVEMENT
Melinda Sullivan, Sally Stunkel, Arthur Murray Dance Center

ACTING
Johnny Kuntz, Jacque Trussel, Thomas Baird

COACHES
Dr. Karl Paulnack, Pamela Dellal, Jean Anderson Collier, Nico Castel, Damien Francoeur-Krzyzek, Alison
Voth, Michael Strauss, Joan Krueger

CONDUCTORS/DIRECTORS
Dr. Will Kesling, Violetta Zabbi, Beatrice Affron, Dr. William Cutter, Bruce Hangen, Hugh Murphy, Nathan
Troup, Carol Castel, John Kuntz, Kirsten Cairns, Sally Stunkel, Jacque Trussel

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REFERENCES *available upon request

Kevin Wilson, Director of Vocal Pedagogy Studies and Professor of Voice, The Boston Conservatory
Dr. Rhoda Bernard, Chair of Music Education Department, The Boston Conservatory
Patty Thom, Chair of Voice and Opera Studies and Professor of Voice, The Boston Conservatory
Victor Jannett, Professor of Voice, The Boston Conservatory
Dr. William Bauer, Associate Professor, Music Education - Director, MMME Online Program