Adjunct Instructor of Music
BM- Vocal Performance- The University of the Pacific
MM- Vocal Performance- The University of North Texas
Jennifer Youngs is currently an emerging artist with The Dallas Opera, where in the 2011-2012 season she has played the role of Laurette in the production of Bizet’s Dr. Miracle. She is slated to make her main stage Dallas Opera debut in the 2012-2013 season when she takes the stage as Olimpia in Argento’s The Aspern Papers. Ms. Youngs has performed the roles of Lucia in Lucia di Lammermoor, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Birdie in Regina, and Vitellia in La clemenza di Tito, Julie in Carousel, Gretel in Hansel und Gretel, Casilda in The Gondoliers, and Clorinda in La Cenerentola. Jennifer is widely featured as a soloist around the country with performances of Mahler’s 4th Symphony, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, Handel’s Messiah, Haydn’s Creation, Bach’s Cantata #110, Brahms Requiem, Mozart’s Exsulate, jubilate, and Mozart Requiem.
In 2011 Jennifer won First Prize at the Lois Alba Aria Competition. She is also a recent winner of the Kansas City District of the Metropolitan Opera Council Auditions, and has been nominated for a Richard Tucker Foundation Career Grant, in New York City.
Jennifer holds a masters degree from The University of North Texas, and a bachelors degree from The University of the Pacific.
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