About Garrett

Garrett Johannsen is a classically trained tenor from Schiller Park, Illinois. Garrett graduated from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University. His career highlights include multiple summer tours in the UK with Chamber Opera Chicago performing Jane Austen's Persuasion, Carl Orff's Carmina Burana at Carnegie Hall with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, a Nederlander Centennial medley performance at Millennium Park's Jay Pritzker Pavilion and soloist performances with the Elgin, Elmhurst, and Waukegan Symphonies. He has performed with the Lyric Opera, Chicago Symphony and Grant Park Choruses, Bella Voce and The William Ferris Chorale. He has also performed in many operas, recitals, cabarets and city wide events. Garrett is a member of the Actors' Equity Association and the American Guild of Musical Artists.

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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


December 2017

Chicago a cappella

Holidays a cappell

Fri, December 8, 8:00pm
Sat, December 9, 8:00pm
Sun, December 10, 4:00pm
Fri, December 15, 8:00pm
Sat, December 16, 8:00pm
Sun, December 17, 4:00pm

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January 2018

Chicago a cappella

Youth Choral Festival Concert

Sat, January 20, 5:00pm

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February 2018

Chicago a Cappella

Love Stories

Sat, February 10, 8:00pm
Sun, February 11, 4:00pm
Fri, February 16, 8:00pm
Sat, February 17, 8:00pm

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February 2018

Bella Voce Opus 327

The Music of J.S. Bach

Sat, February 24, 7:00pm

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March 2018

Chicago Symphony Chorus

Schubert Mass in E Flat Major

Thu, March 22, 8:00pm
Fri, March 23, 8:00pm
Sat, March 24, 8:00pm

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April 2018

Chicago Symphony Chorus

Ravel's Daphnis and Chloe

Thu, April 5, 8:00pm
Fri, April 6, 1:30pm
Sat, April 7, 8:00pm
Tue, April 10, 7:30pm

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April 2018

Chicago a cappella

The History of Rock and Soul, Part 2

Fri, April 13, 8:00pm
Sat, April 14, 8:00pm
Sun, April 15, 4:00pm
Fri, April 20, 8:00pm
Sun, April 22, 7:30pm

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April 2018

Bella Voce

Recollection (a cappella)

Sat, April 28, 7:30pm
Sun, April 29, 3:30pm

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May 2018

Chicago a Cappella

Cantare Chicago

Fri, May 4, 7:00pm

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June 2018

Chicago Symphony Chorus

Rossini's Stabat Mater

Thu, June 21, 8:00pm
Fri, June 22, 8:00pm
Sat, June 23, 8:00pm
Sun, June 24, 3:00pm

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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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