Jocelyn Fisher is an Adjunct Instructor of Music in the Belmont University School of Music. She teaches applied voice courses.
Ms. Fisher joined the Belmont faculty in 1998 as Adjunct Instructor in classical voice. She received her Master of Arts in Vocal Performance from Middle Tennessee State University, a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from The University of Tennessee, with post-graduate work toward Doctorate of Musical Arts at The Ohio State University. She has been on the voice faculties of Kenyon College, Otterbein College, and Middle Tennessee State University.
As a performer, Ms. Fisher has an extensive background in varying styles, including jazz, folk, musical theatre, and classical. Winner of the Opera Columbus Vocal Competition, she was also a National Recitalists Competition winner (National Association of Teachers of Singing Artists Award). As a concert soloist, she has performed with the orchestras of Santa Fe (Messiah and Lloyd Webber's Requiem), Dallas, Indianapolis, Corpus Christi, Columbus, a world premiere song cycle with the Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra (Columbus), and the Graz (Austria) Festival Orchestra with conductor Julius Rudel. Recognized for her 'consummate acting' (Opera News) and voice with a 'distinctive crystal sheen' (Neue Zeitung, Austria), Ms. Fisher has appeared with Opera Columbus, Fort Worth Opera, Dayton Opera, Lyric Opera of Dallas, Columbus Light Opera and Starlight Musicals. Roles to her credit include Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Fasquita (Carmen), Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Clorinda (La Cenerentola), and Marzelline (Fidelio). Highly acclaimed for her portrayal of operetta heroines, Ms. Fisher has sung and danced her way through the roles of Valencienne and Hannah (Merry Widow), Kathie (Student Prince), Margot (Desert Song), Marsinah (Kismet), Johanna (Sweeney Todd), as well as numerous Gilbert and Sullivan leading ladies.
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