Jonathan Busarow is the Artistic Director of the Fort Wayne Children’s Choir. Mr. Busarow also serves on the voice faculty at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne. Previously, he served as director of the Valparaiso University Men’s Choir and instructor of voice. Additionally, he served as the sabbatical replacement for his mentor, Dr. Christopher M. Cock, directing the Valparaiso University Chorale. Prior to his appointment at Valparaiso University, he served as a graduate teaching assistant at The Ohio State University and has worked at several churches in Ohio and Indiana.
Mr. Busarow is in frequent demand as a clinician and as a tenor soloist. Recently, he has been invited to conduct at the American Choral Directors Association National Conference, the Indiana Music Educators Association Convention, and the Bach Institute at Valparaiso University. Mr. Busarow also serves as the Reading Session Chair for the American Choral Directors Association Central Division Conference.
Mr. Busarow holds a Bachelor of Music degree in vocal performance from Valparaiso University, and a Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting from The Ohio State University as well as a Kodály Certification from the Kodály Institute at Capital University. Mr. Busarow holds music education licensure from Ohio State University. He has studied conducting with Christopher Cock, Dennis Friesen-Carper, Lenki Igo, Lilla Gabor, Robert J. Ward, and Hilary Apfelstadt.