Jessica Bowers, mezzo soprano

JESSICA BOWERS, mezzo soprano,

has performed with Utah Opera, Anchorage Opera, Opera Boston, Opera at Caramoor, Central City Opera, and Ohio Light Opera. Roles include Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music, Hansel in Hansel and Gretel, The Third Lady in Die Zauberflote, Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, The Queen in John Harbison’s A Full Moon in March, Ruth in Pirates of Penzance, Nicklausse in The Tales of Hoffmann, Mrs. Peachum in Three-Penny Opera, Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night's Dream, and The Old Lady in Candide. She has performed recitals with Poetica Musica, Sonora Trio, and The Bowers Fader Duo.

Recently she performed the world premiere of a monodrama written for her, based on poetry of Emily Bronte, composed by Akemi Naito. During the past year she performed with The Sonora Trio, Taconic Music, The East Winds Quintet, and The Bowers Fader Duo in New York City, Bethlehem, PA, Spokane, WA, and Manchester, VT.  Upcoming projects include concerts and recordings with The Bowers Fader Duo featuring music written for them by Paul Salerni, Frank Brickle, David Claman, Randy Woolf, Hilary Purrington, and others.