Jennifer Graf, soprano, is at home in many vocal genres
including opera, operetta, oratorio, early music, and musical
theatre. Some of her favorite roles performed include Mabel
(The Pirates of Penzance), Anna Glawari (The
Merry Widow), Kathie (The Student Prince),
Madame Hart (The Impresario), Giulietta (I Capuleti
e i Montecchi), Blonda (Die Entführung aus
dem Serail), Musetta (La Boheme), Frasquita
(Carmen), and Olympia (Les Contes d’Hoffmann).
Musical theatre credits include Meet Me in St. Louis, Camelot,
Ms. Graf sang the soprano solos in Vivaldi’s Gloria and Magnificat and
in Mozart’s Requiem with the Pennsylvania
Sinfonia Orchestra and was first soprano soloist for Beethoven’s Choral
Fantasy with the Philadelphia Classical Symphony. She
has performed as soprano soloist in Bach’s St.
Matthew Passion at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia,
in Handel’s Messiah, Vivaldi’s Magnificat,
and Bach’s Magnificat, all with the Ama Deus
Ensemble. The Ama Deus Ensemble also featured her in the
solo soprano Cantata #202 and the Missa Brevis,
both by Bach.
In August of 2007, Jennifer performed the role of Phyllis
in Iolanthe at the International Gilbert and Sullivan
Festival in Buxton, England, where she was nominated for
the award of Best Female Voice. She returned to the festival
in August of 2008 to sing Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance.
Jennifer’s first solo CD, Tidings of Christmas, was
released in the fall of 2006. Echoes of Christmas Past, featuring
early holiday music, was released in 2009. Ms.
Graf can also be heard on Vox Ama Deus’ release of Dido
and Aeneas singing
the role of 1st Witch, released on the Lyrichord label.
is founder and general director of Olde
Towne Carolers and
Performances, specializing in holiday performances
and year round entertainment; including jazz and musical
Ms. Graf is a native of Quakertown, Pennsylvania, and currently
resides most of the year in Europe. She earned her Master’s
Degree from The New England Conservatory of Music in Vocal