11.17.18First Place winner in First Annual Vermont Vocal Competition
Jessica is the Grand Prize winner of the 1st Annual Vermont Vocal competition in Brandon, VT. She wins a cash prize and the opportunity to sing any role of her choosing in Barn Opera’s 2019-20 season.
11.13.17Review of Long Island Opera’s La Bohème
“Jessica Jane Jacobs, as Mimi, sang with an effortless beauty and tremendous romantic appeal “Si, Mi Chiamo Mimi" (“I Am Called Mimi") had all the delicacy and vulnerability and vocal bloom that one could have desired."
05.21.17Reviews are in for La Rondine
Jessica receives phenomenal reviews from Boston Classical Review ("Jacobs’ singing was superb, her voice radiant and well suited to Puccini’s style"), Boston Musical Intelligencer ("In addition to pipes with real heft and warmth, Jacobs has an expressive face, ever interesting to watch") and The Theater Times ("Jacobs truly understands Puccini stylistically and her full voice and phrasing are simply gorgeous, ebbing and flowing the way the composer intended. Jacobs’ facial expressions were particularly captivating") for her performances as Magda in Boston Opera Collaborative's production of Puccini's La Rondine.
07.16.16Jessica return to Sugar Creek Opera in a mainstage role
Jessica will return to Sugar Creek Opera to sing the role of Rosasharn in Ricky Ian Gordon's The Grapes of Wrath!
03.05.16Orpheus Vocal Competition Finalist
Jessica has been chosen as a Finalist in the Orpheus Vocal Competition.
01.30.16Semi-Finalist in Peter Elvins Competition
Jessica will sing in the Semi-Final round of the Peter Elvins Competition on January 30th in Belmont, MA.
01.30.16Jessica wins 2nd place in Peter Elvins Competition
On Saturday, January 30, Jessica was awarded 2nd prize in the Peter Elvins Competition in Belmont, MA.
01.01.16Jessica joins roster of MIA Artists Management
Jessica has joined the roster of MIA Artists Management Company.
11.07.15Semi-Finalist in Mildred Miller International Vocal Competition
Jessica was chosen to sing in the semi-finals of Opera Theater Pittsburgh's Mildred Miller International Vocal Competition on November 7th in Pittsburgh, PA.