JENNIFER PIAZZA-PICK

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Soprano Jennifer Piazza-Pick has been active in oratorio, concerts, choral music, and opera in the United States and Europe. She was a member of the House Chorus at the Nationaltheater Mannheim in Mannheim, Germany for five years, where she performed in over 50 different productions. She has also performed with Ithaca Opera, Long Beach Opera, Pacific Chorale, Cincinnati Opera, Opera Theater of Lucca, Opera Piccola of San Antonio, Alamo City Ballet, San Antonio Chamber Choir, the Princeton Festival, the Dallas Choral Festival, the Virginia Chorale, Richmond Ballet, and the Oregon Bach Festival. An advocate of American music, Ms. Piazza-Pick has premiered works by many American composers, including three premieres for the Composers Alliance of San Antonio’s spring concert, featuring the poetry of San Antonio’s poet laureate, Camen Tafolla. Ms. Piazza-Pick is the winner of Hawaii Public Radio’s art song contest, the George Cortes Award for Classical Singing by the Artist Foundation of San Antonio and was a finalist for the American Prize in the women’s art song division. She has been an adjunct instructor at Trinity University, University of the Incarnate Word, Our Lady of the Lake University, Virginia State University, and the University of Richmond. Currently a D.M.A. student at the University of Maryland, College Park, Ms. Piazza-Pick earned her M.M. in Voice performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and her B.M. in Music Education and Voice Performance from Ithaca College.