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Jonathan Zeng
Jonathan Zeng has recently released the first singles from his debut album, Through These Doors. Accomplished in opera, musical theatre and oratorio, he has performed throughout the United States and is an active music educator and singer-songwriter. Jonathan received a BA in music education from Western Illinois University and a graduate degree in vocal performance from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM).

Entries by Jonathan Zeng

Selena Owens' Answer to Cultural Depravity

(10) Comments | Posted January 31, 2014 | 11:18 AM

It's been almost a year since I last wrote a blog. To be honest, far better writers with far more interesting ways of saying what I believe seem to have it covered. At the same time, more than enough bloggers seem to write just for the sake of writing. Regardless,...

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Thanks, Sen. Portman, But...

(4) Comments | Posted March 18, 2013 | 6:20 PM

As a man from the state of Ohio, a resident of the great city of Cincinnati, the son of a mother who can't yet accept my sexuality, and one who has experienced discrimination because I am gay, thank you, Sen. Portman! Thank you for voicing support for your...

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What's With the Need for Black-and-White Thinking?

(2) Comments | Posted December 31, 2012 | 11:56 AM

Why do we have the need to see things in stark terms of "black and white" or "right and wrong"? Is this healthy? Certainly, some things easily fall into one category or the other. Nobody would hesitate to say that feeding the hungry is a good and right thing to...

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Out of the Mouths of Babes

(3) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 2:41 PM

Sunday night I had the great opportunity to see the Kentucky Opera's production of Cendrillon, Massenet's operatic setting of Perrault's Cinderella tale. The beautiful Brown Theater in downtown Louisville was filled with eager patrons of all ages. I was encouraged to see more children in the audience than...

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Music As My Refuge: Then and Now

(7) Comments | Posted September 30, 2012 | 8:49 PM

Gay adolescence is not an easy thing. As it turns out, neither is gay adulthood. Certainly, things do get better -- things are getting better. But, gay teen suicide still exists. Workplace discrimination still exists. I was never driven to suicide, though I remember my shame and guilt being strong...

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