JENNIFER JOHNSON OSBORNE - MEZZO SOPRANO
Mezzo Soprano - Vocal Instructor
Jennifer is an accomplished performer who holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Voice form The University of New Hampshire, and Masters of Music in Voice and Opera from Memphis State University. Her vast performing experience includes over fifty major roles with opera companies and orchestras throughout the United States and Europe. She has sung with luminaries of the opera world including Beverly Sills, Luciano Pavarotti, Samuel Ramey, Mignon Dunn, Robert Merrill, and Victor Borge. Her opera repertoire ranges from the title role in Carmen, to the Verdi mezzo roles of Azucena, Eboli, and Amneris and virtually all mezzo soprano roles. Music theatre credits include major roles in The Sound of Music, Oliver, South Pacific, A little Night Music, Fiddler on the Roof, The Golden Apple and many more. Her teaching involves a complete dedication to proper vocal technique, from which singers can develop their fullest potential and pursue any genre of music that they desire. She is knowledgeable and versed in all genres of vocal music, ranging from Classical to Broadway, Gospel and Sacred music, Great American Songbook and popular music. She is competent and skilled in Italian, German , French, Spanish and of course English pronunciation and diction. She also places a strong e·mphasis on performing skills, and believes that a successful singer must not only learn the correct notes and lyrics, but must also convince the audience of the songs message.