Resume

Jessica Walch

Height: 5’7”
Hair: Dark Blonde
Eyes: Blue
Vocal range: Soprano with Mix/Belt

Selected Theater

Sweeney Todd Feat. Ensemble Light Opera of New Jersey
Take One Eve 4th Wall Theatre / Nancy Robillard
Songs For a New World Woman 1 Rhino Theater
Big Fish Jenny Hill 4th Wall Theatre / Kate Swan
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Chorus Paper Mill Playhouse / S. Schwartz
Side Show Violet Hilton Trageodia Theatre
Footloose Ethel McCormack The Barn Theatre
An American Tragedy workshop Hilda Muhlenberg College / Charlie Richter
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown Schroeder Muhlenberg College

Opera and Operetta

The Merry Widow Hanna Glawari * Continuo Arts Foundation
The Magic Flute First Lady * Opera Theatre Montclair
H.M.S. Pinafore Josephine Ridgewood G&S Opera Co.
Pirates of Penzance Edith Ridgewood G&S Opera Co.
Patience Lady Saphir Ridgewood G&S Opera Co.
Orlando Angelica * Montclair State University
Rose Marie Chorus Light Opera of New York
Cavallaria Rusticana Chorus Garden State Opera
Suor Angelica Nursing Sister New York Lyric Opera
Carmen Cigarette Girl Stony Hill Players

Training

M.A. in Vocal Performance from Montclair State University
B.A. in Vocal Performance from Muhlenberg College

Voice: Linda Benanti, Valerie Bernhardt, Michael Paul, Karen Beardsley, Neil Rosenshein
Coaches: Kelly Crandell, Mary Pinto, LeAnn Overton
Acting: Beth Baur, Kimberly Vaughn, Corbin Abernathy
Dance: Francis Patrelle, Shelley Oliver, Jen Weaver – Tap (1), Jazz (3), Ballroom (1), Ballet (2)

Manhattan School of Music Summer Voice Festival (2010)
Opera Ischia Vocal Program (2014)
Minuetto Music Festival (2013, 2014, 2016, 2017)

Awards

Grammy nomination for vocals on an Americana/Roots album by Savior Soul called Cast Your Bread
Minuetto Music Festival (2013 & 2014) – Emerging Artist Award Winner

Special Skills

Sight reading; French language; Clarinet; Piano; Flag twirling; Ride a bicycle, Teaching

* Scenes     † Upcoming

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