Cristina Jones is a soprano hailing from Southern California. She has performed recitals, oratorio and operatic works in the United States, England, and Scotland. Highlights include solo work for Fauré’s Requiem, John Rutter’s A Mass for the Children, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, as well as scene work from Verdi’s Rigoletto and Falstaff, Bernstein’s Candide, Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Mozart’s Così fan tutte and Der Schauspieldirektor, and more recently, Jonathan Dove's Flight and Handel’s Rodelinda. She also portrayed the role of Lauretta in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi in Spring of 2013.
Born with Retinopathy of prematurity, an eye condition which has left her blind, Cristina began her musical training at the age of eight upon joining the Johnny Mercer’s Children’s Choir at the Braille Institute. She has since taken private voice lessons, which led her to her studies at California State University, Fullerton - School of Music. In 2013, she received her Bachelors of Music from CSUF, where she studied with Linda Leyrer, Mark Salters, and Janet Smith.
Upon receiving her Master of Arts in Voice Performance in 2015, Cristina graduated with honors from the Royal Academy of Music in London, where she studied under Julie Kennard and Iain Ledingham. Currently, she is performing in and auditioning for various concerts and operas, and is also teaching private voice.
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