Jordan Bryant, Recruiting and Auditions Coordinator, Class Voice
Soprano Jordan Bryant is a native of Abilene, Texas. She received her Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance at Hardin-Simmons University, and will complete her Masters of music in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Texas at San Antonio this upcoming December. Jordan spent a semester in Salzburg, Austria, studying with the Icelandic soprano, Rosa Baldursdottir. She has also studied with Dr. Lynnette Chambers, Stephanie Mouatt, and currently studies with Professor Linda Poetschke. During her education at Hardin-Simmons, she was named Honors performer and inducted into Pi Kappa Lambda musical honors society. Her operatic performance credits include: Musetta (La Boheme), Josephine (H.M.S. Pinafore), Third Lady (Magic Flute), Mother (Amahl and the Night Visitors) and premiered the role of Elaina in David Heuser’s A Brief History of Root Vegetables. Jordan studied at the Taos Opera Institute in 2010, and was invited to return in 2011 as the soprano soloist for the Cantos de Taos quartet. She was a 1st place winner at the South Texas NATS competition in 2010 where she received the Alice Butcher Thornton Certificate for exhibiting outstanding career potential. She taught voice at the San Antonio Music Academy, and currently teaches privately. Jordan teaches class voice at UTSA and coordinates the new student auditions and recruiting events.