Dr. Jami Rhodes
Dr. Rhodes, mezzo-soprano, is currently Assistant Professor of Voice at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. She holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in vocal performance and pedagogy from Louisiana State University, a Master of Music in vocal performance from the University of South Carolina, and a Bachelor of Music in music education from East Carolina University. An active performer, Dr. Rhodes holds a number of leading operatic roles to her credit including Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte, Baba in The Medium, Jo in Little Women, Charlotte in Werther, and the title roles in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia and Bizet’s Carmen. She has sung with Des Moines Metro Opera, Nashville Opera, Central City Opera, Lake George Opera, Opera in the Ozarks, the Ohio Light Opera, the Greenville Choral Society, Choral Society of Durham, the Louisiana Sinfonietta, the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, the Clemson Symphony Orchestra, Symphony of the Mountains, the Wilmington Symphony, and the Austin Symphony. Recent and upcoming performances include Haydn's Arlanna a Naxos, Rossini's Giovanna D'Arco, Oskar Morawetz's From the Diary of Anne Frank, Britten's Charm of Lullabies, and appearances as alto soloist in Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Mozart's Requiem, Rossini's Petite Messa Solennelle, Handel's Messiah, Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass, and Michael Tippett's A Child of Our Time.