B.A. (Evansville); Performance Diploma (Royal College of Music [England])
Amy K. Jarman
Senior Lecturer in Voice; Chair of the Voice Department
Soprano Amy Jarman is a frequent performer noted for both her solo recitals and ensemble appearances. The Tennessean has called hers “an exquisite voice,” and the Los Angeles Times has hailed her “radiant tone and moving phrasing.”
Recent performances include John Harbison’s new chamber work Crossroads with the Blair String Quartet, double bassist Joel Reist and oboist Jared Hauser; Dispatches from Devereux Slough, a chamber work written by Blair faculty composer Stan Link and performed with the Atlantic Ensemble, oboist Hauser and percussionist Bill Wiggins; the role of Madeline Mitchell in the Midsouth premiere performance of Jake Heggie’s opera Three Decembers with the Vanderbilt Opera Theatre; and Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 at the University of the South. She has performed recital appearances in London, Manchester, Bristol and Leeds, England and in Sofia, Bulgaria, as well as concerts in Nashville, Louisville and Los Angeles.
She has sung roles as diverse as Mími in La Bohème, Countess Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro, and Desirée Armfeldt in A Little Night Music.
Jarman is currently chair of the voice faculty at the Blair School of Music, where she has taught since 1986.