About Garrett

Garrett Johannsen is a classically trained tenor from Schiller Park, Illinois. Career highlights include Carmina Burana at Carnegie Hall with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Jane Austen's Persuasion at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with Chamber Opera Chicago, former apprentice artist at Sarasota Opera and soloist performances with the Elgin, Elmhurst, and Waukegan Symphonies. He has performed with Lyric Opera, Chicago Symphony Chorus, Grant Park Chorus, Chicago a cappella, Bella Voce and The William Ferris Chorale. Garrett holds a bachelor's degree from The Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.

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Height: 5’10” | Weight: 195 lbs | Hair: Dark Brown | Eyes: Dark Brown | Range: A3-C5 | Union: AGMA/AEA

Stage Performance

Jane Austin’s Perusasion   Chorus Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland
Dir. Kyle Dougan
Amahl and the Night Visitors Chorus
Chamber Opera Chicago
Dir. Kyle Dougan
Jane Austin’s Persuasion Chorus
Chamber Opera Chicago
Dir. Kyle Dougan
Carmen Jose
American Chamber Opera
Dir. Rose Freeman
Les Contes d’Hoffmann Spalanzani/Nathanael
Katydid Productions, Chicago
Dir. Jason Carlson
The Crucible Rev. Parris (Cover)
Sarasota Opera House, FL
Dir. Michael Unger
I Lombardi Chorus
Sarasota Opera House, FL
Dir. Martha Collins
Don Giovanni Chorus
Sarasota Opera House, FL
Dir. Peter Kozma
La Boheme Chorus
Sarasota Opera House, FL
Dir. Stephanie Sundine
La Damnation de Faust Chorus
Lyric Opera Chicago
Dir. Stephen Langridge
Faust Chorus
Lyric Opera Chicago
Dir. Frank Corsaro

Concert Performance

Mozart's Coronation Mass Tenor Soloist
Elgin Choral Union
Cond. Andrew Lewis
The Legend of Zelda Symphony Chorus
Chicago Theatre
Cond. Eimear Noone
Nerderlander Centennial Medley Soloist
Millenium Park, Chicago
Cond. Michael Moricz
Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship Chorus
Ravinia Restival, Highland Park
Cond. Ludwig Wicki
Side By Side By Sondheim Man 1
Mt. Carmel Church, Chicago
Cond. JImmy Morehead
Mozart's Requiem Tenor Soloist
International Chamber Artists, Chicago
Cond. Patrick Godon
Mozart's Vesperae Solennes Tenor Soloist
First Congregational Church, Lagrange
Cond. Ryan Cox
Handel's Messiah Tenor Soloist
First United Methodist, Oak Park
Cond. David Tartakoff
Handel's Messiah Tenor Soloist
Elmhurst Choral Union
Cond. James MacDonald

Cabaret Performance

"A Summer Songbook"    Pop, Rock
Davenport's Piano Bar, Chicago
Dir. Jimmy Morehead
"Make Them Hear You" Musical Theatre
Stage 773 Cabaret, Chicago
Dir. Aaron Benham
"Just A Little Higher" Pop, Rock, Opera
120˚ Piano Bar at Lake Point Tower
Dir. Aaron Benham

Professional Experience

Chicago a cappella      A cappella Ensemble
Chicago
Cond. Jonathan Miller
Grant Park Chorus Chorus
Millennium Park, Chicago
Cond. Christopher Bel
Chicago Symphony Chorus Chorus
Symphony Center
Cond. Duain Wolfe
Bella Voce Chamber Choir
Chicago
Cond. Andrew Lewis
The Rookery Male Ensemble
Chicago
Cond. Bill Chin
Jewish High Holy Days Chorus
Niles Township Congregation, Skokie
Benjamin Warschawski
Lyric Opera Chicago Chorus
Civic Opera House
Cond. Donald Nally

Training

Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University
Voice Training
Matthew Chellis
Michael Best
Judith Haddon
Christine Steyer
Acting
Martha Collins
Belinda Brenner
Carin Silkaitis
Dancing
Marcie Caliendo
Pattie Eyler
Tobin Del Cuoure
Masterclasses
Anthony Barrese
Chanticleer
Marlena Malas
Martin Katz
Richard Miller
Coaching
Doug Peck
Gary Powell
Saori Chiba
Richard Cordova
Dana Brown
Conductors
Riccardo Muti
Michael Erhman
Victor DeRenzi
David Neely
Sir Andrew Davis

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Schedule


September 2016

Bella Voce Opus 327 NFP

Concert Series

"Hail, bright Cecilia!"
Sat, Sep. 24, 7pm

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October 2016

Chicago a cappella

The Birds and Bees: Songs of Nature and Naughtiness:
with guest narrator Dr. Ruth Westheimer

Oct. 22 - Naperville, IL
Oct. 23 - Chicago, IL
Oct. 29 - Evanston, IL
Oct. 30 - Oak Park, IL

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November 2016

Chicago Symphony Chorus Concerts

Brahms German Requiem

Thurs, Nov. 10, 8:00 pm
Fri, Nov. 11, 1:30 pm
Sat, Nov. 12, 8:00 pm

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November 2016

Bella Voce

Handel's Messiah with the Callipygian Players

Sat, Nov. 19, 7 pm
Sun, Nov. 20, 7 pm

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December 2016

Chicago Symphony Chorus Concerts

Handel's Royal Fireworks

Thurs, Dec. 1, 8:00 pm
Fri, Dec. 2, 8:00 pm
Sat, Dec. 3, 8:00 pm

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December 2016

Chicago a cappella

Holidays a cappella: Tales and Legends

Dec. 4 - Evanston, IL
Dec. 10 - Chicago, IL
Dec. 11 - Chicago, IL
Dec. 16 - Naperville, IL
Dec. 17 - Chicago, IL
Dec. 18 - Oak Park, IL

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February 2017

Chicago a cappella

Bound for Glory

Feb. 11 - Evanston, IL
Feb. 12 - Chicago, IL
Feb. 17- Oak Park, IL
Feb. 19- Naperville, IL

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February 2017

Bella Voce Opus 327 NFP

Concert Series
Bach Cantatas

Sat, Feb. 18 - 7 p.m.

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February 2017

Chicago Symphony Chorus Concerts

Prokofiev's Ivan The Terrible

Thurs, Feb. 23, 8:00 pm
Fri, Feb. 24, 8:00 pm
Sat, Feb. 25, 8:00 pm

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March 2017

Chicago Philharmonic & Chicago Vocal Artists Ensemble

Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin

Thurs, Mar. 23, 7:30 pm

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April 2017

Bella Voce

Brahms Requiem for Piano - 4-hands

Sat, Apr. 1 - 7:30 p.m.
Sun, Apr. 2 - 3:30 p.m.

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April 2017

Chicago a cappella

A Night at the Opera

Apr. 7 - Naperville, IL
Apr. 8 - Evanston, IL
Apr. 22 - Chicago, IL
Apr. 23 - Oak Park, IL

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April 2017

Chicago Symphony Chorus Concerts

Faure Requiem

Thurs, Apr. 13, 8:00 pm
Fri, Feb. 14, 1:30 pm
Sat, Feb. 15, 8:00 pm

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May 2017

Bella Voce Opus 327 NFP

Concert Series
Monteverdi's 450th Anniversary

Sat, May 20, 7 pm

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June 2017

Chicago Symphony Chorus Concerts

Italian Opera Choruses

Thurs, June 22, 8:00 pm
Fri, June 23, 1:30 pm
Sat, June 24, 8:00 pm
Sun, June 25, 3:00 pm

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Get in touch

General Contact Information
Garrett Johannsen
Chicago, IL
P: (773) 656-5819
Email
garejohannsen@gmail.com
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