"Rodelinda" - G.F. Handel
(She/Her) Mezzo-soprano, Courtney Jameson, recently graduated from Indiana University with her DM in Voice. She she was named winner of the St. Louis District for the 2019-20 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. In 2021, she will be traveling to Prague, Czech Republic, as a Voice Fellow for Opernfest Prague.
Opernfest Prague, 2021
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, 2019
Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, 2018
Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, 2017
Most recently, she was named winner of the St. Louis District for the 2019-20 MONC Auditions. Other awards include First Place in the Artist Division of the National Opera Association's Carolyn Baileyand Dominick Argento Vocal Competition (2018), Encouragement Award at the MONC Auditions at the Saint Louis District (2018), Second Place in the National Society of Arts and Letters Competition in the Indiana District (2018), and First Place at the Kentucky District of the MONC Auditions (2016).
Next summer, Courtney will be traveling to Prague, Czech Republic, as a Voice Fellow for Opernfest Prague. She was a Gerdine Young Artist at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis in 2017 & 2018. She has returned to OTSL many times to participate in workshops and for their Opera on the GO!’s tour as Tisbe in La Cenerentola. Her favorite opera credits include Laurene Powell Jobs (The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs), Bertarido (Rodelinda), Lazuli (L'Étoile), Paula (Florencia en el Amazonas), Dorabella (Così fan tutte), and Angelina (La Cenerentola).
She is also an avid supporter of newly composed music and has been a soloist for workshops and premieres at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis and Indiana University. She also enjoys teaching voice lessons (now over Zoom!).
— Mary Jane Doerr - Bay View Music Festival