Jessica Oliver


Opera

Opera and Musical Theatre Roles

  • Annina, La Traviata, Verdi
  • Mother Abbess, Sound of Music, Rodgers & Hammerstein
  • Mrs. Hildebrand, Street Scene, Weil
  • Gertrude, Hänsel und Gretel, Humperdink
  • Baba, The Medium, Menotti
  • Principessa, Suor Angelica, Puccini
  • Mere Marie, Dialogues of the Carmelites, Poulenc
  • Marcellina, Le Nozze di Figaro, Mozart

My Teachers:

Martile Rowland - Opera Theater of the Rockies in Colorado

Steve Smith - Northwestern University, Evanston

                                                                                     The Naked Voice

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Partial Roles


Elettra (Idomeneo), Chimene (Le Cid), Magda (The Counsel), Agathe (Der Freischutz), Senta (Der Fliegende Holländer), Gioconda (La Gioconda), Brünhilde (Die Walküre), Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Marthe (Faust), Regina (Regina), Augusta (Ballad of Baby Doe), Bianca (Rape of Lucretia), Marguerite (Louise)

Competitions/Awards

  • Denver Lyric Opera Guild-Finalist (2011)

  • Denver Lyric Opera Guild-Scholarship Recipient (2006-2009)

  • Pikes Peak Opera League-Scholarship Recipient (2006-2009)

  • Society of American Musicians-First Place(2005)

  • Bel Canto-Bella Voce Award (2005)

  • NATS-Finalist (2002, 2003)


Training/Masterclasses

  • Opera Training Institute of Chicago (2010, 2012)
  • Christine Brewer Masterclass(2010)
  • Rodger Pines Masterclass (2010)
  • Vocal Arts Symposium (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)
  • Helena Does Masterclass (2006)
  • Oberlin in Italy(2005)
  • Enza Ferrari Masterclass (2005)
  • Midori Residency and Robert McDonald Masterclass (2003, 2004)