Jessica began teaching 22 years ago while a student of voice pedagogy at San Diego State University. Since moving to Massachusetts in 1997, she has taught applied voice lessons at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts, Chelmsford Academy of Music, the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School, Powers Music School and the University of Massachusetts, Boston.  Jessica currently leads the Early Childhood "Music Pups" Program at the Powers Music School in Belmont, Massachusetts, where she has also directed several public performances of contemporary and classic children's operas. Jessica teaches very young children in the Early Childhood Music programs at Powers in Belmont, MA.  She teaches Applied Voice and Music Theatre History at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and maintains an active private studio in Belmont, Ma. 

To reach Jessica for more information about private voice lessons, please send an email to: jkcdiva@gmail.com

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Education:

M.M. Voice Performance, With Honors and Distinction in Performance, New England Conservatory, 1999

M.M. Opera Performance, With Distinction in Performance, New England Conservatory, 2000

Bachelor of Music Voice Performance, Outstanding Music Graduate, with Honors and Distinction in Performance, San Diego State University, 1997

Special Training:

Music Together level 1, Teacher Training Certificate- 2012

Teaching Experience

Voice Instructor and Lecturer, September 2006 - present
University of Massachusetts. Boston
Courses: Applied Voice MUS 185/6, Musical Theater History THRART 303

Voice Instructor, 2002 - present/ Early Childhood Education, 2011- present
Powers Music School, Belmont, MA

Private Voice Instructor, San Diego, CA 2000-2003

Franklin School for the Performing Arts

Voice Instructor, 2006-2007
Rhode Island Philharmonic School of Music