Classical Voice and Musical Theatre Faculty: Jeremy Aye

Classical Voice and Musical Theatre Faculty: Jeremy Aye

Jeremy Aye

Jeremy Aye received his master and bachelor of music degrees from the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he studied with the renowned vocal pedagogue Barbara Doscher, pupil of Berton Coffin.

As a graduate student in Colorado, he taught both individual lessons to vocal performance majors as well as group voice-class for non-major singers. Teachers and mentors include Brian Gill, Richard Miller, George Gibson, Bill Schuman, Robert Harrison, and Claudia Kennedy.

Jeremy has performed in numerous operas, musicals, and concerts throughout the United States. His repertoire includes leading roles in Le Nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, Rigoletto, La Bohème, Die Zauberflöte, La Fanciulla del West, Un Ballo in Maschera, Camelot, The Man of La Mancha, Street Scene, South Pacific, Guys and Dolls, Kismet, Anything Goes, and The Fantasticks!. Companies include: Arizona Opera, Opera Colorado, Los Angeles Opera, Austin Lyric Opera, Opera Omaha, Kansas City Symphony, Omaha Symphony, Fullerton Civic Light Opera, Santa Fe Opera (Apprentice Artist), and Mid-America Productions (2007 Carnegie Hall debut). In addition to solo work, Jeremy has been an active extra chorister at The Metropolitan Opera since 2005.

In 2006, Jeremy became an adjunct voice professor at NYU Steinhardt. In addition to teaching classical and musical theatre voice majors, he teaches the repertoire curriculum for Steinhardt's thriving advanced certificate in Vocal Pedagogy, as well as Business Skills for Classical Singers. In 2012, he presented at NYU's International Voice Symposium along with voice experts Johan Sundberg, Ingo Titze, Brian Gill, Lucian Sulica, Milan Amin, Don Miller and Ron Scherer. In 2018, Jeremy was the recipient of the Steinhardt Teaching Excellence Award at NYU for his outstanding credentials, qualifications, and contributions to student learning.

In addition to his affiliations with American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) and Actor's Equity Association (AEA), National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), Jeremy is on the voice faculty for Prague Summer Nights, a four-week music festival that produces recitals, concerts and operas in the Czech Republic. The festival highlight includes a full production of Don Giovanni in the famous Estates Theatre where Mozart premiered his masterpiece.

Jeremy's private students range from emerging talent to professional singers who perform on the stages of Broadway and The Metropolitan Opera.