Jessica Ferring is a soprano from Denton, Texas. She holds a dual Masters Degree in Voice Performance and Pedagogy from Westminster Choir College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Jessica has performed a wide range of roles including Flaminia (Il mondo della luna), Lucy (The Telephone), Gretel (Hansel und Gretel), Second Lady (Die Zauberflöte), Josephine (H.M.S. Pinafore), and Rapunzel (Into the Woods). Jessica is also an avid art song recitalist and specializes in oratorio of the Baroque and Classical periods. She has performed works such as Handel’s Messiah, Bach B Minor Mass, and Vivaldi’s Gloria. Previous young artist engagements include Le Chiavi Bel Canto Institute, OperaWorks and The Naked Voice Institute. She has also been a part of large choral ensembles such as Westminster’s Symphonic Choir which performs regularly with the Philadelphia Orchestra the New York Philharmonic.
Jessica has been actively teaching private voice and piano to students of all ages since 2012 and held a faculty position at Big Bang Music Center in Hillsborough, NJ from 2014-2016. Additionally, Jessica has participated in renowned vocal pedagogy institutes such as Westminster Choir College’s Summer Voice Pedagogy Institute and W. Stephen Smith’s Summer Voice Institute, “The Naked Voice for Singers and Teachers.” As a Donaghey Scholar, Jessica has studied abroad in Germany and Italy and has extensive knowledge in German, Italian and French languages and repertory. Although primarily a teacher of classical music, she is comfortable teaching all styles including Jazz, Musical Theater, Contemporary, and Pop.