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JULIE JACKSON’s warm, expressive voice along with her elegant and poised demeanor make her a favorite among audiences and colleagues alike.  

Mrs. Jackson is the recipient of a Creative Grant from Stagetime Arts, the winner of the 2022 Utah Philharmonic Orchestra Concerto Competition, and a winner of the

Opera Project Columbus’ Young Singers of Color Audition Video Scholarship.

Mrs. Jackson’s operatic roles include: Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi, Lone Star Lyric Opera), Holly Hogrobrooks (Unsung Activist, Decameron Opera Coalition/Opera in the Heights) Vespetta (The Masterful Maid, Operativo Houston), Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni, cover with Spotlight on Opera), Giovanna (Rigoletto, Opera in the Heights), Mabel (The Pirates of Penzance, Houston Gilbert and Sullivan Society), and Madame Goldnertrille (Der Schauspieldirektor, Franco American Vocal Academy, Salzburg).

Mrs. Jackson holds a Master of Liberal Arts in Music (Voice) from the University of St. Thomas as well as a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Houston.


She has also studied internationally in the young artist programs of Centro Studi Lirica (Novafeltria, Italy) with Joan Patenaude-Yarnell, the Franco-American Vocal Academy (Salzburg, Austria) with Bruce Fowler and domestically in Cindy Sadler’s DIY Summer Program and Spotlight on Opera (online due to the Covid-19 pandemic).

She has been the soprano soloist in Mozart’s Requiem with the Woodlands Symphony Orchestra and the soprano soloist in C minor Mass with the Texas Southern University Orchestra. She is also a regular soloist with Houston's Ebony Opera Guild and Gilbert and Sullivan Society, respectfully.

Based in Houston, TX, Mrs. Jackson is happily married to professional tuba player and teacher Ali Jackson. The couple enjoy spending time together and raising their tabby-calico mix, KitKat.


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