about me 

 kerry jennings, tenor 

Associate Professor of Music  - Director of Opera

I am currently the Director of Opera at California State University, Fullerton. In addition to my full-time teaching load, I am available for recitals, concerts, recordings, and other singing engagements, as well as masterclasses, stage direction, and private voice lessons.


July 2022

July, 2022

May, 2022

April, 2022

November, 2022

Masterclass                     International Lyric Academy                     Vicenza, Italy

Opera Direction              The Old Maid and the Thief                     Vicenza, Italy

                                        International Lyric Academy

Adjudication                    Hawk Vocal Awards                                San Diego, CA

Opera Direction              Gianni Schicchi and Buoso's Ghost                CSUF, CA

Opera Direction               Opera Scenes Program                                  CSUF, CA

                                        Opera Meets the Seven Deadly Sins

January, 2021

October, 2020

August, 2020

May, 2020

February, 2020

February, 2020

October, 2019

October 2019

October, 2019

May, 2019

May, 2019

March, 2019

March, 2019

January, 2019

November 2018

November, 2018

October, 2018

May, 2018

September, 2017

July/August, 2017

Opera Direction                Murder and Mayhem                  DePauw University, IN

                                          Operas by Menotti, Remson, and Rorem

Masterclass                        Chicago High School for the Arts              Chicago, IL

Adjuducation/Masterclass  Summit City Vocal Classic                    Fort Wayne, IN

Adjudication/Masterclass   Classical Singer Convention                             Online

Adjudication                       Brown Music Competition                     Columbus, IN

Stage Direction                  Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck)  DePauw University, IN

                                           La bella dormente nel bosco (Respighi)

Musical Theatre Cabaret     with Laura Brumbaugh, piano            Greencastle, IN                                             These Are A Few of Our Favorite Things               Music on the Square

Masterclass                         Governor's School for the Arts                  Norfolk, VA

Live from the Gottlieb        Merit School for the Arts                            Chicago, IL

                                           with Tarn Travers, violin and Amanda Hopson, piano

Adjudication/Masterclass         Classical Singer Convention                                  Chicago, IL

Tenor Soloist                              Mozart Requiem                                   DePauw University, IN

Recital: Become the Sky           Ohio Song Project                                            Columbus, OH

Masterclass: Tenors                   Capital University Conservatory                      Columbus, OH

Stage Direction                         Cendrillon (Massenet)                               DePauw University, IN

Masterclass                                Opera Theatre of St. Louis                                 St. Louis, MO

                                                    Monsanto Artists-in-Training

Faculty Recital                           Music on the Square                                        Greencastle, IN

                                                   with Tarn Travers, violin and Amanda Hopson, piano

Masterclass                               Governor's School for the Arts                               Norfolk, VA

Adjudication/Masterclass        Classical Singer Convention                                  Boston, MA

Faculty Recital                          Music on the Square                                         Greencastle, IN

                                                   Not Just for Beginners with Amanda Hopson, piano

Stage Direction                        Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)                                             Salzburg, Austria

                                                   Austrian American Vocal Academy

 education and training 

       Doctor of Musical Arts   |    University of Maryland      |   2004

                  Master of Music   |   University of Washington   |   2000

               Bachelor of Music   |   University of Washington   |   1998


National Association of Teachers of Singing

National Opera Association

Opera America

Music Teachers National Association

The Recording Academy

College Music Society

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