Jessica Kirsten Baldwin is a crossover singer, collaborative pianist, and music teacher in Marietta, Ohio. A vocal chameleon, Jessica has performed in jazz, funk, soul, fusion, pop, rock, musical theatre, gospel, Americana, and classical groups in WV, NC, VA, and OH. Her singing has been described as "powerful," "pure beauty," "passionate," and "that rare combination of a high degree of technical skill and a palpable level of emotion." She performed on Mountain Stage in 2013 as part of John A. Walsh's Fields of Gettysburg project.
As a teacher, she runs a private studio of voice and piano students of all ages, and teaches voice and vocal pedagogy at Marietta College. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Music from Alderson-Broaddus College in Philippi, WV, and her Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from Meredith College in Raleigh, NC. She received her Level III certification in Somatic Voicework™ The LoVetri Method from the 2009 CCM Institute, and completed her fourth year of study at the Institute during the summer of 2012.
Jessica is a member of NATS, MENC, and ACDA.