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Jessica Graae   Jessica Graae
SOPRANO
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Soprano Jessica Graae will appear as Yum-Yum in The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Chester County's summer 2005 road-show production of The Mikado. In March 2006, she will join OperaDelaware for a third season to perform the role of Princess Rhyme in The Phantom Tollbooth. Ms. Graae has been a soloist with the Capitol Hill Chorale in Washington, D.C., The Little Orchestra Society of Lincoln Center, the Liederkranz Opera of New York, Landmark Concert Series, NYC, and the Shipton Music Concert Series, Cheltenham, England. On the roster of the Delaware Classical Showase, Ms. Graae performs solo recitals throughout the state. Some of her favorite Gilbert and Sullivan roles include Mabel, Elsie, Gianetta, Josephine, and Patience.

Training:  BA Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY
 MM Washington University, St. Louis, MO
 Voice Teacher - Shirlee Emmons

Honors & Awards:  Finalist, YMCA Studio Club Competition, New York, NY
 Semi-Finalist, Meistersinger Competition, Graz, Austria
 Friends of Music Award, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
 First Place, Levine School of Music New Performers Competition, Washington, DC

Jessica's GSSCC Roles:  Yum Yum, The Mikado (road show) - 2005
 Rose Maybud, Ruddigore - 2003
 Josephine, HMS Pinafore - 2002 *
 Angelina (The Plaintiff), Trial By Jury - 2001
     * = Jessica's favorite role with GSSCC


Jessica's Other Roles:  Princess Rhyme, The Phantom Tollbooth - OperaDelaware, 2006
 Gianetta, The Gondoliers - The Savoy Company, 2005
 Patience, Patience - Rose Valley Chorus and Orchestra, 2004
 Aline, The Sorcerer - The Savoy Company, 2004
 Lady Harriet Durham, Martha - ConcertOpera Philadelphia, 2004
 Yum Yum, The Mikado - The Savoy Company, 2003
 Adele, Die Fledermaus - Rose Valley Chorus and Orchestra, 2003
 Aline, The Sorcerer - Rose Valley Chorus and Orchestra, 2003
 Elsie, The Yeomen of the Guard - Ardensingers, 2002
 Gianetta, Gondoliers - Thespis, Etc., 2002
 Mabel, The Pirates of Penzance - Rose Valley Chorus and Orchestra, 2001 *
 Aline, The Sorcerer - Ardensingers, 2001
     * = Jessica's favorite role



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