Jacob Perry, Jr.


Jacob Perry Jr. has received praise for his “gorgeous and stylish” interpretations of Renaissance and Baroque tenor repertoire. (ClevelandClassical.com) Mr. Perry enjoys active membership in Les Canards Chantants, a soloist-ensemble based in Philadelphia, and The Thirteen, a chamber choir based in Washington. Additionally, he can be heard singing with such ensembles as ARTEK, The Clarion Choir, Yale Choral Artists, Cathedra, ACRONYM, Piffaro, Washington Bach Consort, New Consort, and The District Eight. He has been featured as a soloist with The City Choir of Washington, Handel Choir of Baltimore, Mountainside Baroque, Tempesta di Mare, and Apollo’s Fire. Born and raised in Silver Spring, Maryland, he has cultivated a passion for a wide variety of music ranging from medieval folk song to the tight harmonies of vocal jazz. He has experience singing solo and chamber works by contemporary composers through engagements with Third Practice Ensemble, hexaCollective, Great Noise Ensemble, and The Bridge Ensemble. Career highlights include numerous basilica tours through Rome with the choir of the Basilica of the National Shrine, a performance at the first early music festival in Beijing with Les Canards Chantants, his Kennedy Center debut as a featured soloist in Monteverdi’s Vespro della Beata Vergine with The Thirteen, and a touring production of Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo with Apollo’s Fire.

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New York Council on the Arts

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