Hailing from the United States, Jeanne Ireland completed her musical studies with a master’s degree from the Northwestern University in Chicago where she performed the roles of Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro and Dinah in Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti. In 2016, she was in residence at the Wolf Trap Opera Studio where she sang the role of Befana in the United States premier of L’Opera Seria by Florian Gassman. In the same year, she was awarded one of the regional prizes in the Metropolitan Opera National Council competition. In 2017, she sang the roles of the second Angel and the Queen in the American premier of Luke Bedford’s Seven Angels at the Aspen Music Festival; the alto solo in Beethoven’s Symphony no. 9 with the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra and the version for orchestra of El Amor Brujo by Manuel de Falla with the Northwestern Philharmonic. In September 2017 she will be joining the Paris Opera Academy and is a recipient of the Richard F. Gold Career Grant.