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Jennifer Youngs, soprano

Soprano Jennifer Youngs has appeared regularly on the operatic and symphonic stage with both The Dallas Opera and The Dallas Symphony. 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 Carmina Burana, 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 Requiem. She is a champion of new music and has appeared in concert with Jake Heggie, Dominick Argento, Tom Cipullo, and Dave Brubeck.

Jennifer won First Prize at the Lois Alba Aria Competition. She is also a winner of the Kansas City District of the Metropolitan Opera Council Auditions, semi-finalist in the Loren Zachary Vocal Competition, and has been nominated for a Richard Tucker Foundation Career Grant, in New York City.

Jennifer is currently serving as the Coordinator of Vocal Studies at Texas Woman's University.  Youngs is currently pursuing a DMA at the University of North Texas. Jennifer holds a master’s degree from The University of North Texas, and a bachelor’s degree from The University of the Pacific.

 

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