Born and raised in the Twin Cities, soprano Jennifer LeDoux has been a regular performer on stages around the Midwest. In June of 2017 she made her Lyric Opera of the North debut in Duluth, Minnesota as a member of the chorus and as the cover for Gilda in Rigoletto. In the summers of 2014 and 2015 Ms. LeDoux was seen with Mill City Summer Opera as a member of the chorus, and was seen again in 2016 in the Mill’s production of Sweeney Todd as both a chorus member and cover for the role of Johanna.
In the spring of 2015 Ms. LeDoux graduated from Luther College with a degree in music, and was seen on their main stage performing Eurydice in Orpheus in the Underworld, Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi, Pamina in The Magic Flute, and was the soprano soloist in Mozart’s Coronation Mass. In 2014 Ms. LeDoux was awarded the Alan R. and Sally J. Brudos Family Opera Prize as a result of her hard work and promising future in opera performance. While at Luther College she studied under Dr. Karen Kanakis, Dr. Jessica Paul, and Professor Jill Phillips.
Since moving back to Minneapolis, Ms. LeDoux has graduated with her Master’s degree in Music with a vocal emphasis at the University of Minnesota, where she continues to study with Professor John De Haan and coaches with Professor Lara Bolton. Ms. LeDoux has most recently been seen on the stage of Tedd Mann Concert Hall in the spring of 2016, reviving the leading role of Liza Elliott in Kurt Weill’s long-lost jewel, Lady in the Dark, and in the spring of 2017 as the title role in Puccini’s Suor Angelica. While studying at the University, Ms. LeDoux was interviewed by John Birge on classical MPR for her role in Lady in the Dark, and was selected to perform on the Renée Fleming Masterclass held at the MacPhail Center for Music on October 6th of 2016.
In the fall of 2017 Ms. LeDoux made her debut with the Gilbert and Sullivan Very Light Opera Company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as Eurydice in Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld. During the spring of 2018 she will be functioning as a member of the traveling quintet for Little Loon Opera, specializing in operatic outreach to children in Northern Minnesota.