Style: World; Opera; Folk; Classical; Musical Theatre
Jessica Allen performs regularly in musical theater productions, operas, choirs and as a guest soloist throughout the region. Most recently she was Rona Lisa Peretti in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee with the Middlebury Community Players (MCP), performed Sila by John Luther Adams with Scrag Mountain Music and New Music on the Point, and was a Novice in Suor Angelica with Opera Company of Middlebury (OCM). In addition, she was one of twelve performers in the Vermont Opera A Fleeting Animal by Erik Nielsen. She performed the roles of Gingy, Queen Lillian and Peter Pan in Shrek The Musical with The Company at Town Hall Theater, and was the Housewife in Working, Grace Farrell in Annie and Maria in The Sound of Music with MCP. She has performed with the Lyric Theatre Company, Hinesburg Artist Series and Marble Valley Players. Ms. Allen performed Lieder with the American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) in Graz, Austria where she worked with world-renowned soprano Barbara Bonney. She teaches private voice and Music Together at the Middlebury Community Music Center (MCMC) in Middlebury, Vermont, is Director of Music at The Congregational Church of Middlebury, UCC and Co-founder and Administrator of the Middlebury Bach Concerts.
She has a Bachelor’s degree in Voice from John Brown University and a Master’s degree in Choral Conducting from Michigan State University. Website: jessallensoprano.com
Voice Type: Soprano
Music Styles Taught: World; Opera; Folk; Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am available as a performer; I am currently accepting private students