Hailed by Opera News for performances that are “luminescent” and “touching,” mezzo-soprano Jamie Van Eyck has sung on opera and concert stages throughout the country and internationally. She is featured on recordings for Albany Records, Centaur Records, and Bridge Records, including appearing as soloist on the American Symphony Orchestra’s commercial recording of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. She has been a soloist with many of the country’s most elite ensembles including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, American Bach Soloists, and the Phoenix, Utah, Colorado, and Pacific Symphonies. She has sung leading roles like Cherubino and Dorabella with opera companies such as Boston Lyric Opera, Utah Opera, Austin Opera, Madison Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, and Opera Theater of St. Louis. Internationally, she has been a guest soloist at Toronto’s Luminato Festival, Moscow’s Golden Mask Festival, and the Grahamstown Festival in South Africa.
Dr. Van Eyck is in demand as a guest teacher at universities and young artist programs. She has recently been a guest clinician for Opera America Career Workshops, Red River Lyric Opera, The University of Louisville, University of Memphis, and University of Arizona. Her students are winners of competitions at the national and regional levels, including numerous NATS competition winners in the Texoma Region and at the National NATS convention. Her students have won scholarships to the graduate vocal performance programs at the Eastman School of Music, Indiana University, Boston Conservatory, Boston University, San Francisco Conservatory, Manhattan School of Music, and New York University, among others. Dr. Van Eyck is an Associate Professor of Voice and Vocal Studies Division Director at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.