Faculty, Sr. Vocal Ensemble
This is Jessica’s first year at Usdan! A native of Maine, Jessica earned her Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Performance from Western Connecticut State University. She attended graduate school at the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford. She is a veteran private voice teacher who works with students of all ages, an experienced high school choir director, and an early childhood music specialist. Currently, she is on the music faculty at Rye Country Day School. Jessica concertizes throughout the country, performing art songs and oratorio repertoire. She is currently directing a concert series titled “She Said”, which highlights female composers.
My first opera role was a COOKIE in Hansel and Gretel!