Jessica Mamey is a mezzo-soprano, performing a variety of musical styles from Cabaret to Classical. She has been noted for her wide dramatic and musical range, bringing a “gorgeous mezzo soprano voice that is crisp and clear” (Stage and Cinema). Ms. Mamey enthusiastically digs into new musical compositions, which led to her Long Beach Opera Debut as the District Attorney in Anthony Davis’ Pulitzer Prize winning Central Park 5. This past year, she made her Lyric Opera of Orange County (LOOC) debut in the title role of Bizet’s Carmen and her role debut as Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors with Opera a la Mode. Her 2023 engagements include Edka in Jake Heggie’s Two Remain with LOOC, originating the role of Sister Flavia in a new opera The Italian Lesson by local composer Peter Wing Healey and a return to the POP stage as the Gingerbread Witch in Hansel and Gretel.
A native to Southern California, Ms. Mamey has enjoyed performing with Pacific Opera Project, Chamber Opera Players of LA, Center Stage Opera and Opera Modesto (formerly Townsend Opera) in roles including Dinah in Trouble in Tahiti, Dorabella and Despina in Così fan tutte, Zerlina in Don Giovanni and in several new and rare works. Past concert engagements include Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with Pasadena Master Chorale and Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy with Hollywood Master Chorale.
Ms. Mamey graduated from Occidental College where she began her vocal studies with Scott Blois. She continues her studies with teacher Joann Zajac.