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Soprano, Jennie Judd Reyes is recognized for her vocal flexibility and stage artistry, singing repertoire that spans from the baroque to the present as a soloist, chamber musician, and stage performer. Upcoming performances include Frasquita in Carmen; a collaboration with Deos Contemorary Ballet in their Ember seriesBaroque Meditations, featuring works by Telemann, Bach, and Couperin; Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater; and Free at Three Concert Series in Holland, Michigan.

Recent engagements as a featured soloist include Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben BWV 147 (VoxGR); Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland BWV 61 (Holland Bach Society); Considering Matthew Shepard (Fountain Street Church); Handel’s Messiah (Zeeland Civic Chorus); Broadway Holiday (Williamsport Symphony Orchestra); and Showtime: A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch (Illinois Valley Symphony).

Judd is equally at home performing both operatic and musical theatre works. Recent stage credits include Blonde in Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Opera Grand Rapids), Mabel in Pirates of Penzance (Opera Grand Rapids 2022Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company, Chicago 2020), Dew Fairy in Hansel and Gretel (West Michigan Opera Project), Maria in The Sound of Music (Shadblow Theatre), Cunegonde in Bernstein’s Candide, Proserpine in Charpentier’s La descente d’Orphée aux enfers (UM Opera), Susanna (cover) and Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro (Janiec Opera Company), and ensemble in NOAH and Miracle of Christmas (Sight & Sound Theatres). 

Judd is a proud alumna of the University of Michigan (M.M.) where she peformed with the Contemporary Directions Ensemble, premiering new works such as George Lewis’, P. Multitudinis with members of the International Contemporary Ensemble, Steve Reich’s, “Tehilim,” and she sang the US premiere of Oliver Knussen’s, “O Hototogisu!” Judd worked closely with composer, Shuying Li performing the title role of Older Sister in “Who Married Star Husbands.”

Judd graduated from Wheaton College Conservatory of Music (B.M.) and spent two summers with the Janiec Opera Company at the Brevard Music Center, where she received the Linda Candler Award for Outstanding Opera Student in 2016.

In addition to performing, Judd is the Operations Manager for the Holland Chorale and is an Adjunct Professor of Voice at Hope College.

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