Jessica Walch is an award-winning performer and voice teacher based in northern New Jersey.
Jessica has performed professionally in musical theater, opera, and operetta. She was recently seen as Eve in the new musical Take One by SNL writer Jeff Ward, and also as Hanna Glawari in The Merry Widow. In 2015, she was part of Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame at the Paper Mill Playhouse. Jessica holds a Master of Arts in Vocal Performance from Montclair State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Performance from Muhlenberg College. She has worked with such opera and theater companies such as Light Opera of New Jersey, Light Opera of New York, Ridgewood Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Co., Garden State Opera, New York Lyric Opera, and 4th Wall Theatre, among others.
Jessica sang with the professional choir Sonaré for 3 seasons and was an Artist-in-Residence with the Continuo Arts Foundation. For three summers she had the pleasure of taking part in the Minuetto Music Festival, where she was an Emerging Artist Winner.
Jessica is also an accomplished voice teacher whose students have performed in Carnegie Hall, been accepted into colleges and universities, been accepted into state and regional choirs, been cast in school musicals, and successfully completed the Royal Conservatory of Music examinations. She is committed to teaching the foundations of correct vocal technique to all her students. She covers important aspects of singing like breathing, phonation, articulation, resonance, posture, song delivery, and more. Lessons are goal oriented and individualized based on each student’s interests and needs. She is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.