Baroque Brass III
2019/20 Baroque Conversations
British mezzo-soprano Jessie Shulman is a frequent concert soloist, session singer, voice teacher, and member of the L.A. Master Chorale.
With an extensive background in opera and classical repertoire, Shulman is an avid performer of concert works with orchestra, art song, choral and chamber music.
Her recent performances include Duruflé’s Requiem and Handel’s Messiah with the L.A. Master Chorale, Respighi’s Il tramonto with the Fiato Quartet, and Madama la Rose in the West Coast premiere of Rossini’s La gazetta with Pacific Opera Project. As a concert soloist she has also performed Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Verdi’s Requiem, Haydn’s Missa in Angustiis, Mozart’s Vesperae solennes de confessore and Berlioz’s Les nuits d’été. Equally at home in the world of opera, Jessie’s roles include Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), Nicklausse (Les contes d’Hoffmann), Kate Julian (Owen Wingrave), Tisbe (La Cenerentola), and Dorothée (Cendrillon), among others. Jessie can be also heard in many major motion pictures, and she maintains an active session singing career in Los Angeles.
Shulman is a former member of the Chicago Symphony Chorus, Cincinnati Opera Chorus, and Chicago’s Music of the Baroque. She holds a master of music degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and a bachelor of music degree from the Bob Cole Conservatory at California State University, Long Beach.