Praised for her “alluring clarity” (New York Times), JAMIE JORDAN is a sought after interpreter of contemporary classical music. She has performed at Brooklyn Museum for the Brooklyn Philharmonic Chamber Music Series; Bruno Walter Auditorium as a Joy in Singing Finalist; Detroit Institute of Art; The Harvard Club NY; June in Buffalo with Ensemble Signal; The Liederkranz Foundation; Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art for the Bang on a Can Festival Marathon; PASIC with Bob Becker; and Symphony Space with Encompass Opera Theatre.
Jamie Jordan has been a guest recitalist at Columbia University, Cornell University, Eastman School of Music, Ithaca College, Rochester Institute of Technology, SUNY Fredonia, Syracuse University, University of Maryland, University of South Florida, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Unruly Music Festival, and Wisconsin Flute Festival. She has performed on concerts sponsored by Ethos New Music Society, Society for New Music (Syracuse), and as a soloist with the Southern Tier Symphony. Other performances include one-woman cabaret shows at Rose’s Turn and the role of Romilda (Xerxes) with Connecticut Early Music Festival.
A passionate music educator, Jamie Jordan has sung on numerous pre-concert lectures for the New York Philharmonic, and worked as a teaching artist and archivist for the orchestra. For eight summers she was a clinician for Summer Sounds Music Festival in Washington. She has taught at Arizona State University, Eastman School of Music, and University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, as well as public and private schools throughout Michigan and New York.
Engagements in early 2013 include a Columbia University Portrait of Oliver Knussen with Ensemble Signal, MATA Festival with Talea Ensemble, a concert with Alia Musica (Pittsburgh), and world premieres of works by Steven Rice and Michael Small.
Jamie loves thunderstorms, arugula, and earl grey tea, amongst many other things. She grew up in suburbs of Chicago and Washington DC, and earned degrees in Jazz Studies, Opera Performance, and Music Education. Visit jamiejordansings.com for more information.