J. Fletcher

Voice, Educator, Private Teacher, Professor, Teaching Artist, Assistant Professor of Voice
Courtney J. Fletcher
(She/Her) Mezzo-soprano Courtney J. Fletcher is a sought-after performer and instructor of the vocal arts. She is the Irma Cooper 3rd Place Award Winner of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Artist Awards for 2024. Her 2023 performance highlights include recitals and the Alto Soloist for Handel’s Messiah with the Boise Philharmonic Orchestra.
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Courtney J. Fletcher

Known for her “smooth” and “seamless” voice (Bay View Music Association) and her “razor-sharp comedic chops” (Ned Canty- Opera Memphis), Courtney J. Fletcher has traveled nationally and internationally for operatic roles and performances. 

Her 2022 performance highlights include Mozart’s Requiem (Memphis Symphony Orchestra and Rhodes College),  Beethoven’s 9th Symphony (New West Symphony), Dorabella in Così fan tutte (Opera Memphis) and traveling to Prague, Czech Republic, as a participant in Opernfest Prague, where she sang with Prague’s National Theatre Orchestra. Her operatic roles span all musical eras and include Laurene Powell Jobs (The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs), Dorabella (Così fan tutte), Lazuli (L'Étoile), Angelina (La Cenerentola), Bertarido (Rodelinda), Paula (Florencia en el Amazonas), Jade Boucher (Dead Man Walking), and Kate Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly). She is an avid supporter of newly-composed music and has sung in premieres and workshops by Grammy Award-winning composers Terence Blanchard and Tobias Picker, Robert Patterson, Shulamit Ran, and Matthew Recio

She was a Gerdine Young Artist at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis for the 2017 & 2018 season.​ Select awards include National Opera Association’s Carolyn Bailey and Dominick Argento Vocal Competition (Artistic Division - Winner), Houston Saengerbund Competition (3rd Place), and MONC Auditions (now Laffont Competition- District Winner).

Her concert work includes I Am Carmen Miranda (Roberto Sierra) with Oberlin Conservatory’s New Music Ensemble, Fern Hill (John Corgiliano), Serenade to Music (R. Vaughan Williams), Messiah and Alexander’s Feast (G. F. Handel) and Folk Songs (Bernard Rand) with the IU New Music Ensemble. This fall, she will be the Alto Soloist for Handel’s Messiah with the Boise Philharmonic Orchestra

As an instructor, Courtney teaches classical, musical theater, jazz, pop, and folk singers of all ages. She worked as an Applied Faculty member at Rhodes College from 2021-2023, where she taught voice, music theory, and opera. In 2022, she was also chosen as one of twelve young teachers from across the United States to participate in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Intern Program

Courtney graduated from Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music with a Doctor of Music in Voice degree with a minor in Music Theory, where she studied with Professor Emerita Mary Ann Hart. This fall, she will join the faculty of University of Kansas as an Assistant Professor of Voice.

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University of Kansas

2023 - Present
Lawrence, KS

Assistant Professor of Voice

2023 - Present

Opernfest Prague

2022 - 2022
Prague, Czechia

Mezzo-soprano Soloist

2022 - 2022

Rhodes College

2021 - 2023
Memphis, TN

Applied Voice Faculty/Music Theory

2021 - 2023
St. Louis, MO

Young Artist/Soloist

2017 - 2020
Gerdine Young Artist (2017 & 2018), "Opera on the GO!" participant (2019), Workshop soloist for "Fire Shut Up in my Bones" and "Awakenings" (2019 & 2020).




Professional Role


Private Teacher


Teaching Artist

Special Skill

Teaching Artist


American opera


Stage director

Music by women

Mezzo soprano


Solo performance

Choral singer



Musical Theatre

Classical Music

Higher Education