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 publications, including The Chesterton Review, Saint Austin Review, Gilbert magazine, The Nemadji Review, and The Catholic Magazine. 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 Roman Catholic 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, winning 3rd place in his division. In addition to his classical repertoire, he is also a Christian singer-songwriter. His first EP: Light of Eternity released in 2022.
Jones has appeared in multiple theatre productions including the UWS Spring 2022 production of the musical The Fantasticks, and the spring 2021 production of the operetta Die Fledermaus.
In his free time, he enjoys reading, spending time with his family and friends, smoking pipes, and swing dancing.
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
Copyright © 2022 Aidan Jones All Rights Reserved