John Chatterton, M.Mus.
John Chatterton completed his Master's of Music Performance with a Teaching Assistantship under Scott Kluksdahl and Helga Winold at the University of South Florida. John received an award in 2012 for “Best Composition” for solo violin, performed and recorded by violinist Maureen Yuen. This award was presented to Mr. Chatterton at SUNY Fredonia where he completed his Dual Bachelors of Music in Music Composition and Music Performance. In June of 2013 John attended the Chamber Music Institute at the University at Nebraska-Lincoln as the cellist of the Mélange Quartet, to study with the renown Escher String Quartet. In 2012 he participated in a masterclass with Yo Yo Ma, and in 2013 a masterclass with Dawn Upshaw and Gilbert Kalish. John held the principle position for the USF College Symphony Orchestra and is a sectional coach for the Tampa Metropolitan Youth Orchestras. He participates annually in the Carl Fischer Strings Recordings for public school orchestras across the nation, and performs with the Venice Symphony, Pensacola Symphony, and Port Charlotte Symphony. He has participated in the Brancaleoni Music Festival in Piobbico Italy from 2017-2018.
John Chatterton teaches Music Theory and Cello Performance at Queen of All Saints Conservatory of Music. Since the foundation of the conservatory, he has proved a great asset to our school, working closely with Sister Mary Joseph and Valeria Chatterton in developing our music program and school ensemble.