Jessica is currently in her Senior year at Oklahoma City University as a dual major in Vocal Performance and Musical Theatre. Her study at the highly competitive university includes a rigorous curriculum of multi lingual classical arias, musical theatre repertoire, theory, sight singing, diction, piano, music history, acting and dance. Her performance education also includes study at the Stella Adler Acting Studio in New York City.
Jessica is blessed to study with Dr. Catherine McDaniel in the studio of McDaniel/Picone at OCU. Dr. Mc Daniel has performed major operatic roles in Europe and the United States and teaches studio voice and lyric diction. Jessica is also coached and has studied Italian Diction with Maestro Jan McDaniel. She is coached by Rebekah Bruce Parker at OCU and in Manhattan by Broadway veteran Anne L. Nathan.
Jessica has performed the role of the Contessa in Le Nozze diFigaro at the Tuscia Opera Festival in Viterbo, Italy and in Suor Angelica and Bendicta at OCU. She has just completed her first cabaret performance with the Huntington Cabaret at the Metropolitan Room in Manhattan. In addition, Jessica has sung with the AdAstra Choir at OCU and is presently with the University Singers.
A graduate of St. Anthony's High School, she was proud to represent the school at the New York All State School Music Festival her senior year. She was also awarded Outstanding Female Music Vocalist upon graduation.
Jessica is a member of the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority and is on the Dean’s Honor Role at OCU.