Currently studying music and digital filmmaking at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, Aidan Jones is a Catholic writer, filmmaker, musician, and actor.

His writing has appeared in multiple national publications, including The Chesterton Review, Gilbert magazine, and Saint Austin Review. He was a finalist in the 2022 Catholic Literary Arts Sacred Poetry Contest, as well as the 2021 FOCUS Awaken artist competition. He currently works as the editor of the UW-Superior Music Department’s biannual newsletter The Resonant.

He is the founder of Verso L’alto Productions, a freelance film company dedicated to telling stories that point people toward the good, true, and beautiful. Recent clients include The Cathedral of Christ the King, the Diocese of Superior, and songwriter Cory Coffman.

A classically-trained Baritone, Jones has studied vocal performance with Dr. Vicki Fingalson and Dr. Jeffery Madison. He was a finalist in the 2022 Minnesota NATS competition, and performed the world premiere of Super Flumina Babylonis, a new work for baritone and vibraphone.

Jones was a member of an auditioned schola at the 2023 SEEK conference, performing sacred music in a stadium full of 17,000 people. He also sang as a chorister with the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra for their 2023 performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony.

Jones released an EP of original songs in the Christian singer-songwriter genre in 2022. Light of Eternity is now available online or as a CD.

Jones has appeared in several theatre productions at UW-Superior, including Rossini’s opera La Cenerentola (2023), the musical The Fantasticks (2022), Strauss’s operetta Die Fledermaus (2021).

In his free time, he enjoys reading, spending time with his family and friends, smoking pipes, and swing dancing.

Fun information:

Favorite Authors: G.K. Chesterton, J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis,

Favorite Movies: Interstellar, A Quiet Place (also, A Quiet Place Part II), Inception, Batman Begins (and The Dark Knight), 1917, Jurassic Park, Dune: Part One, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Favorite Christian Movies: Karol: A Man Who Became Pope, I Can Only Imagine, For Greater Glory, The Mission, Mom’s Night Out, The Passion of the Christ

Favorite Composers: Dan Forrest, Christopher Tin, John Williams, Hans Zimmer

Favorite Celebrities: The Piano Guys, Dude Perfect, Chris Pratt, Gina Carano

Bank Account Number: I don’t think that counts as “fun information.” Nice try though!

Favorite Book of the Bible: The Acts of the Apostles

Favorite Saints: Pope John Paul II, Pier Giorgio Frassati

Favorite Super Heroes: Batman, Captain America, Hawkeye

Favorite Candy bar: Reese’s Take Five

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