Brian Jeffers


Brian Jeffers is a Phoenix-based emerging artist specializing in Opera and Musical Theatre.  Originally from Omaha, Nebraska, he received his Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the Glenn Korff School of Music at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. There he studied with noted scholar and soprano Dr. Jamie Reimer and performed his first opera roles including Mayor Upfold (Albert Herring), Governor (Candide), King Kaspar (Amahl and the Night Visitors), and Don Curzio (Le Nozze di Figaro), among others. 

Brian is currently finishing his Master of Music in Music Theatre-Opera in Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts' Lyric Opera Theatre at Arizona State University.  There he studies with internationally acclaimed baritone Gordon Hawkins and has performed in many productions most notably acclaimed performances of Anything Goes (Lord Evelyn Oakleigh) and a premiere adaptation of Haydn's The Creation.  Brian has also been a part of several world premieres, oratorios and is an active freelance musician in the Valley area.

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Aspen Music Festival and School 2016!

I am thrilled to announce that I have accepted an offer to study and perform with Aspen Opera Theater Center at the 2016 Aspen Music Festival and School! This is one of America's premier classical music training programs and I will have the amazing opportunity to study voice with internationally-acclaimed tenor Vinson Cole (Metropolitan Opera, La Scala, UMKC).  Other voice faculty members include Stephen King (Rice), W. Stephen Smith (Northwestern and author of The Naked Voice) and the amazing, GRAMMY-award winning "peoples' diva" soprano Renee Fleming!  This program has come at the perfect time in my soon-to-be postgraduate life, so stay tuned for updates on casting in Aspen as well as future fundraising opportunities.

Work Hard, Dream Big

Brian Jeffers