THE ACADEMY of ST OLAVE’S – Jennifer Rust
Jennifer Rust regularly performs solo recitals across venues in the UK and has been broadcast on Classic FM.
Jennifer regularly performs solo recitals across venues in the UK and has been broadcast on Classic FM.
Jennifer Rust, originally from Bath, discovered her passion for singing as a founding member of the Bath Abbey Girls’ Choir. Jennifer read music at the University of Hull under the tutelage of Sarah Rhodes and studied performance at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. In 2012 she graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music with a distinction for her Master’s degree under the guidance of the late Barbara Robotham.
At the RNCM Jennifer was a finalist in the prestigious Frederick Cox Award, a recipient of the Dame Eva Turner Scholarship and an entrance scholarship. Jennifer was highly commended in the Frank Speeding Lieder Competition at the RSAMD, was awarded the Andrew Brown Memorial Prize from the University of Hull and is recipient of a Bursary in Pursuit of Excellence from the John Lewis Partnership.
Jennifer regularly performs solo recitals across venues in the UK, and was recently a guest artist with the Opera North Children’s Chorus performing Britten’s On This Island. Significantly, her solo performance at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester for ‘An Enchanted Evening of Song with Sir Willard White’, was broadcast on Classic FM. In addition, Jennifer has performed in masterclasses with international musicians including Joan Rogers, James Bowman, Malcolm Martineau and Julius Drake. Jennifer has been generously supported through studying and emerging as a freelance artist with the help of Colerne Music Society.
Jennifer Rust appeared by kind permission of the RNCM.
27 June 2015
Performances with the Academy of St Olave’s
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 “Choral”
Soprano: Jennifer Rust, Mezzo Soprano: Jo Rondel, Tenor: Jonathan Hanley, Baritone: Thomas Guthrie