Jon Sanford is an Adjunct Professor of Music and Staff Accompanist at Miami University, where he received a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance. He began accompanying the Men’s Glee Club as a graduate student in 2012, performing with the group at its Carnegie Hall appearance. He has performed with other choral groups at Miami, including the Chamber Singers and Choraliers. He regularly collaborates with vocalists, instrumentalists, and ensembles from the Greater Cincinnati area. With these groups, he has toured in nine countries among North America, South America, and Europe. Jon’s teaching responsibilities at Miami include Sight-Singing/Dictation and Functional Piano classes. Jon is also active as a pianist and teacher outside of the university. He adjudicates for local festivals and competitions and serves as a member of the Oxford Music Teachers Forum as well as the Music Teachers National Association. As a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music, Jon is a sought-after piano teacher giving lessons to nearly fifty private students each week.  Additionally, he leads his own choir as the Music Director at Mt. Olivet Presbyterian Church.