James J. Morehead is the 3rd-ever Artistic Director of the Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus. He is also co-artistic director for VOX3, www.vox3.org, and music director at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Evanston, Illinois. He primarily works as a coach, accompanist and music director in the city of Chicago. He previously taught at the Theater Conservatory of Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, where he has also served as Adjunct Professor of Music Theory/History and German Diction. James received his MM in Piano Performance and Music Theory from Roosevelt University and his BM from Duquesne University.
James is a hardworking, Jeff-nominated Music Director of musical theater in Chicago.
Classically, James has performed at the Auditorium Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, Rockefeller Chapel, Chicago’s Gospel Fest 2012, Ravinia, and Harold Washington Theater among many others. He has collaborated and performed with the Juliani Ensemble, the Grande Prairie Choral Arts Singers, Anaphora, Lyric Opera Kids and ChiArts, He has also appeared as a featured pianist at the Green Mill, Mary’s Attic, the Tavern, Gentry on Halsted, Spin Nightclub, Davenport’s, the 410 Club, the Spot, the Casino, The Rockwell in L.A., and 54 Below in New York City.