Jonathan Mugridge CT ABRSM, PG DIP RAM, DIP RAM, BMUS (Hons), ALCM
Jonathan started singing at the age of 11 as a chorister at St. Botolphs church in Boston, Lincolnshire where he gained his Deans award and went on to compete at the Grantham music festival winning 1st place two years running.
Jonathan started working professionally at the age of 15 as Acting ASM for Extravaganza Productions and a year later was asked to front the Boston Youth Jazz Orchestra, where his love of and talent for jazz vocals began to flourish.
He went on to train in classical singing at Trinity College of Music, London, studying with Omar Ebrahim, Helen York and Stuart Morley (Musical Theatre). Whilst working with Stuart Jonathan quickly discovered a flair and love of Musical Theatre and was accepted onto the world renowned Musical Theatre course at The Royal Academy of Music, where he achieved his Postgraduate Diploma and was awarded the extra DIP RAM for an outstanding final performance in the musical A Man of No Importance.
His performance history includes a wide spectrum of music from Jazz/Pop to Opera. He has performed under the batons of many renowned conductors and maestros including Sir Charles Mackerras, Greg Rose, Peter Stark and Jonathan Harvey. His career so far has seen him perform on stage, screen and radio, with credits such as Candide for the BBC, session singing for Sir Elton John, Britains Got Talent, Paul Potts album, The RAF Bands and working with contemporary artists and composers such as Jason Robert Brown.
Jonathan has been teaching for 14 years and has completed the CTABRSM.