About Jeremy Gussin

Hailed for his “sonorously good voice", Peruvian-American Jeremy Gussin has been seen recently in operatic roles with Dubuque Symphony, Winter Opera St. Louis, and Opera Quad Cities. Favorite musical theatre credits have included Kevin Rosario (In the Heights), Voice of Audrey II (Little Shop), in addition piano duties for Into the Woods, Godspell, The Last Five Years, and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. As a session vocalist he has recorded over 400 choral demos for clients such as Hal Leonard, Alfred, and Beckenhorst Press. His professional music career began at 19 as the director and bass of The Offbeats, the Iowa State Fair Talent Search Champions. With the vocal quintet he opened for Dennis Edwards’ Temptations Review while pursuing a degree in music education from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

A proponent of contemporary a cappella, his love for close harmony led him to present at the 2013 National ACDA convention in Dallas. In the past decade he has directed vocal ensembles who have had the opportunity to coach with and perform for members of Accent, Take 6, the New York Voices and the late Steve Zegree. His arrangements have been performed around the world and viewed online over 600,000 times (thank you, viral video!). He also had the opportunity to provide demo recordings and supplementary arrangements for Joshua Weiss’ Perfect Harmony, available through Concord Theatricals.

Jeremy performed nine roles with IU Opera and was in over 120 total concerts with the Singing Hoosiers, Vocal Jazz Ensembles, Crimson Cadence, and the African American Choral Ensemble. Last summer he served as vocal music director for the Bigfork Summer Playhouse. His recent academic appointments were as adjunct lecturer of voice (IUPUI) and musical theatre history (JSOM) A student of Andreas Poulimenos, his dissertation was on contemporary musical theatre and the bass voice.

Recent Credits

Closer Than Ever

IU Summer Theatre — Rehearsal Pianist

The Servant of Two Masters

IU Theatre — Musical Arrangements

Little Shop of Horrors

IU Summer Theatre — Voice of the Plant