Ashton Jones, a native of Tulsa, OK, is a talented choral conductor, pianist, organist, and lyric baritone. He has appeared as Monsieur Pandolf from Massenet's Cendrillon, Masetto from Mozart's Don Giovanni, and Bluff Ashton D. from Mozart's The Impresario, amongst other roles. As a professional chorister, Ashton has performed with the Houston Ebony Opera Guild Chorus and Houston Symphony Grassroots Chorus. He is currently an inaugural member of the Jason Max Ferdinand Singers. As an educator, he's taught high school and middle school choral music education and continues to teach applied voice and piano. As a pianist and organist, he has served several church congregations as a music director. Ashton is currently studying with Dr. Maria. Kanyova pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts in vocal performance at the Conservatory for Music and Dance, University of Missouri, Kansas City.