Biography

Jennifer McCormick, soprano, has trained in a wide variety of music, including voice in classical and music theatre styles, as well as piano, trombone, and F horn. Jennifer has taught voice lessons through the Music Institute of Chicago, Antioch Music, BooCoo Cultural Center, and in her private studio since her graduation from Carthage College summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts, All College Honors, Honors in Biology, and Honors in Music (emphasis Music Theatre). Jennifer then completed a Master of Music in Voice Performance at North Park University in May 2012. Her voice teachers have included Jeffery Ray, Corinne Ness, Nancy Henninger, and Lorian Stein-Schwaber.

In March 2012, Jennifer took second place in the Evanston Chapter of the National Society for Arts and Letters' Music Theatre Competition. She is an active performer in opera (recently: The Magic Flute-Papagena, and Pamina understudy; Dominick Argento's The Masque of Angels-Jeremiel and Sadriel; and Britten's The Beggar's Opera-Mrs. Coaxer), music theatre (Blood Brothers-Narrator; Beauty and the Beast-Barmaid), and theatre (A Piece of My Heart-Maryjo Kincaid). Jennifer is also an experienced stage director (Fee, Fi, Fo, Fum) and music director (Charlotte's Web and A Man of No Importance).