Soprano Jacqueline Novikov is a Boston-based concert artist and voice teacher.
Her enthusiasm for entertaining and educating audiences is apparent in her unique approach to concert performance. Jacqueline's annual concert series presents themed concerts of classical, Broadway and jazz music from Bach to Bernstein. Past themes include: Around the World in 45 Minutes, Say It With Music, What's in a Name?, I Could Write a Book and Songs from Childhood. Jacqueline recently launched her new Songs for Seniors series, which pairs in-home benefit concerts with free concerts at senior centers. Jacqueline is an active member of Polymnia Choral Society of Melrose, MA and is available to sing at weddings and corporate events through Maestro Musicians Wedding Specialists.
As a teacher, Jacqueline maintains a private voice studio and is a faculty member of Maestro Musicians Academy in Watertown, MA. She transmits her expertise of vocal technique, repertoire and music theory in one-on-one private lessons. Beginning in 2014, Jacqueline will join the faculty of Camp Maor, a performing arts camp for girls located in the Poconos.
Originally from Southern California, Jacqueline holds a M.M. from Manhattan School of Music and a B.M. from the Eastman School of Music. Performance credits include: Ravel's L'enfant et les Sortilèges (l'Enfant), and Company by Stephen Sondheim (Sarah) with the Eastman Opera Theater. She performed as a soloist with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra in their Symphony 101 Concert Series in scenes from Mozart's Die Zauberflöte. Her New York work includes covering the role of the Boy in Lukas Foss' contemporary opera Griffelkin and the role of Olga Olson in Kurt Weill's Street Scene with Manhattan School of Music's Opera Outreach program. As a workshop performer, Jacqueline has performed numerous opera scenes at Songfest in Malibu, the Vocal Arts Symposium in Colorado Springs and Crittenden Opera Studio in Boston. Scenes include: Pagliacci (Nedda), Die Fledermaus (Rosalinde), Hansel & Gretel (Hansel), Le Nozze di Figaro (Cherubino), Cosi fan Tutte (Dorabella), Die Zauberflöte (2nd Lady).
Jacqueline also holds B.A. from the University of Rochester in cultural and intellectual history.