Soprano Jennifer Piazza-Pick has been active in oratorio, concerts, choral music, and opera in the United States and Europe. She was a member of the House Chorus at the Nationaltheater Mannheim in Mannheim, Germany for five years, where she performed in over 50 different productions. She has also performed with Ithaca Opera, Long Beach Opera, Pacific Chorale, Cincinnati Opera, Opera Theater of Lucca, the U.S. Army Europe Band, Opera Piccola of San Antonio, Alamo City Ballet, Pacific Chorale, San Antonio Chamber Choir, the Princeton Festival, the Dallas Choral Festival, the Virginia Chorale, and the Oregon Bach Festival.
An advocate of American music, Ms. Piazza-Pick has premiered works for many American composers, and frequently presents recitals and lectures on American music, especially 21st-century American composers. At the Composers Alliance of San Antonio’s spring concert, featuring the poetry of San Antonio’s poet laureate, Camen Tafolla, she premiered the works of three different compoers. She gave the premiere Texas performance for CMASH, a California-based music repertory group, where she premiered a song cycle by award-winning composer Liam Wade. Ms. Piazza-Pick is the winner of Hawaii Public Radio’s art song contest, the George Cortes Award for Classical Singing by the Artist Foundation of San Antonio and was a finalist for the American Prize in the women’s art song division. She is currently an adjunct instructor of voice at Virginia State University and the University of Richmond, and she maintains a private studio.