Faculty Profile

Jonathan Eaton

Title
Professor
Department
Conducting and Ensembles
College
College of Music

    

Education

MA, Trinity College, Cambridge University, 1979.
Major: French and German language and literature
BA, Trinity College, University of Cambridge, UK, 1976.
Major: French and German language and literature

Current Scheduled Teaching*

MUGC 5944.710, Graduate Artist Certificate Recital, Spring 2023
MUEN 5040.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Spring 2023
MUEN 5040Z.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Spring 2023
MUEN 3040.001, Opera Theatre, Spring 2023
MUAG 5640.701, Operatic Acting, Spring 2023
MUAG 5900.708, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2023
MUGC 5943.707, Graduate Artist Certificate Recital, Fall 2022
MUEN 5040.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Fall 2022
MUEN 5040Z.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Fall 2022
MUAG 5650.700, Opera Stage Direction, Fall 2022
MUEN 3040.001, Opera Theatre, Fall 2022
MUAG 4910.708, Special Problems, Fall 2022
MUAG 5900.704, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Fall 2022

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

MUGC 5942.715, Graduate Artist Certificate Recital, Spring 2022 Syllabus
MUEN 5040.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 5040Z.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 3040.001, Opera Theatre, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5640.701, Operatic Acting, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5900.708, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2022 Syllabus
MUGC 5941.703, Graduate Artist Certificate Recital, Fall 2021 Syllabus
MUEN 5040.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 5040Z.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Fall 2021 SPOT
MUEN 5040Z.002, Graduate Opera Theater, Fall 8W2 2021 Syllabus
MUAG 5650.700, Opera Stage Direction, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 3040.001, Opera Theatre, Fall 2021 SPOT
MUAG 5900.704, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Fall 2021 Syllabus
MUAG 6900.706, Special Problems, Fall 2021
MUEN 5040.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 5040Z.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 3040.001, Opera Theatre, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5640.701, Operatic Acting, Spring 2021 SPOT
MUAG 5220.001, Advanced Singing Acting Techniques, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 4220.001, Fundamentals of Singing Acting Techniques, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 5040.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 5040Z.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Fall 2020 Syllabus
MUEN 5040Z.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Fall 8W2 2020
MUAG 5650.700, Opera Stage Direction, Fall 2020 Syllabus
MUEN 3040.001, Opera Theatre, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 5040.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUEN 5040Z.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUEN 3040.001, Opera Theatre, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 5640.701, Operatic Acting, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 6900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2020
MUEN 5040.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 5040Z.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 5040Z.002, Graduate Opera Theater, Fall 8W2 2019
MUAG 5650.700, Opera Stage Direction, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 3040.001, Opera Theatre, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5900.702, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Fall 2019
MUEN 5040.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Spring 2019 SPOT
MUEN 5040Z.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Spring 2019 SPOT
MUEN 3040.001, Opera Theatre, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5640.701, Operatic Acting, Spring 2019 SPOT
MUAG 4910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2019
MUAG 6900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2019
MUAS 5524.705, Vocal Coaching, Spring 2019 SPOT
MUAS 6524.705, Vocal Coaching, Spring 2019 SPOT
MUAG 5220.001, Advanced Singing Acting Techniques, Fall 2018
MUAG 4220.001, Fundamentals of Singing Acting Techniques, Fall 2018 Syllabus
MUEN 5040.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUEN 5040Z.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUAG 5650.700, Opera Stage Direction, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUEN 3040.001, Opera Theatre, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUAS 6524.701, Vocal Coaching, Fall 2018
MUEN 5040.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Spring 2018 SPOT
MUEN 3040.001, Opera Theatre, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5640.701, Operatic Acting, Spring 2018 SPOT
MUAG 5220.001, Advanced Singing Acting Techniques, Fall 2017 SPOT
MUEN 5040.001, Graduate Opera Theater, Fall 2017 SPOT
MUAG 5650.700, Opera Stage Direction, Fall 2017 SPOT
MUEN 3040.001, Opera Theatre, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Articles, opera translations
Eaton, J. R. (2000). Yale University, European American Music, Various.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Eaton, J. R., "If you loved me - a new dramatic review of Rodgers and Hammerstein works," University of North Texas, $5000 Funded. (November 1, 2018April 1, 2019).
Grant - Teaching
Eaton, J., "Production Grant for Street Scene, Kurt Weill Foundation for Music," Sponsored by Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, International, $15000 Funded. (March 1, 2018 – Present).
Eaton, J., "Production grant for "Regina" by Marc Blitzstein," Sponsored by Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, International, $10000 Funded. (January 23, 2019March 31, 2019).
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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