Jesus Pacheco, Tenor, is a rising musician, teacher, and performer in the Central Florida area, and is pursuing his love for music and the arts. Born in Queens, New York with a family full of artists, the admiration and passion for the arts came naturally. When Jesus moved from New York to Florida, he soon began to be engulfed in multiple styles of Music such as Classical and Operatic music to Musical Theater and worship music in the church he attended. With all the different genres of music that Jesus was exposed to, he developed his love and appreciation of music-making in its entirety! Jesus studies Vocal Performance and Music Technology at Rollins College under the direction of Broadway Veteran and former Voices of Liberty member, John Cavazos. Alongside studying under other professors such as Dr. John Grau, Dr. Caitlyn Mohr and Professor Jamey Ray at Rollins.
Jesus’s culmination of numerous performances, roles and awards has propelled him into plenty of musical success and cherished memories along the way! Some of those being the Musical Productions of “Into the Woods” as Cinderella’s Prince or a principal role in “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change!” Jesus as a freshman in 2019 was a featured soloist for the Rollins College Choir & Orchestra performance of Mozart’s Coronation Mass Movement V “Agnus Dei” as the Tenor Soloist. He is a frequent soloist at Rollins College such as singing solos in choirs he participated in such as Rollins Choir and its Chamber Choir, and even being invited to sing at the 2022 Rollins College Voice Honors Recital. Moreover, he displays his versatility as a musician by performing in his own Solo Recitals! Diving into several genres such as Musical theater, Comedic Opera, Classical, and Jazz.
Teaching and giving back to others has always been a big part of Jesus and his life. He developed a love for teaching as soon as he began his musical journey! Jesus has been teaching and studying vocal pedagogy for several years from solo voice to large ensembles. Jesus has experience working with beginning voice students to established singers from all age groups, helping those develop proper singing technique and music theory. Specializing in Classical and Musical Theater, Jesus has taught and prepped voices and groups for schools Solo & Ensemble, MPA, and more locally, several churches such as Victoria Church in Orlando. Jesus is also a proud Tenor section leader and also a producer at Rollins College, teaching the section when needed and coaching recording sessions with professional singers.
Jesus’s approach and philosophy when it comes to teaching is simple; learning how to inspire the growth of one's voice healthily and happily. By tailoring each and every lesson to the student's specific needs and wants, Jesus achieves success while also helping establish a growth mindset in and out of the lesson. Jesus strongly believes in teaching vocal pedagogy and music theory to his students in order for them to prosper not only in the lessons, but any musical endeavor. Whether it be performance into the collegiate level and professional level, or as a lifelong hobby, nurturing a happy, healthy enjoyment for music will always his commitment.