Tiffany Jackson (soprano)

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Tiffany Jackson is an American operatic soprano. She created the role of Alma March in the world première of Mark Adamo's opera Little Women . She was born in Philadelphia and studied at the University of Michigan (Bachelor of Music), Yale University School of Music (Artist Diploma and Master of Music), and the Manhattan School of Music (Professional Studies Certificate). Jackson earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Connecticut [1] School of Fine Arts. [2] [3]

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References

  1. Slattery, Brian (October 7, 2019). "Tiffany Jackson Raises the Church Roof". New Haven Independent. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  2. Doherty, Donna (25 July 2010). "Soprano Tiffany Jackson is pumped about her life's latest chapter". New Haven Register
  3. Opera America. North American Works Directory: Little Women.