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Jill Hausman (Soprano)

Born: New Jersey, USA

The American soprano, Jill Hausman, is a graduate of Smith College and studies voice with James Carson.

Jill Hausman has appeared as a soloist with the South Shore Symphony in conjunction with the Five Towns Music and Art Foundation, and the New York Choral Society Summer Sings. A semi-finalist in the recent New York Singing Teachers's Association Vocal Gymnastics Competition, she has performed such opera roles as Zerlina in Mozart's Don Giovanni, Musetta in Puccini's La Boheme, Adele in Johann Strauss's Die Fledermaus, and Nanetta in Verdi's Falstaff with Opera on the Sound, the Goldovsky Opera Institute, and the Amato Opera. Her operetta and summer stock credits include the Blossom Festival, the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players, and the Fort Salem Theater. She has been presented in recital by the New York Public Library, the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, and other venues.

Jill Hausman is currently working on Lieder in our Language, Volume 2 as well as a CD of contemporary songs, including the world premiere of a song cycle by the composer, Gerald Busby, with poetry by Jill Hausman, which was written for her. The New York Times recently published a short example of her light verse.

For the past eight years she has served as Cantor of Boro Park Progressive Synagogue in Brooklyn, New York.

Source: The Artist (September 2002)
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Aria from BWV 51 [sung in English]

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Lieder in Our Language (BSC)
Jewish and Interfaith Weddings by Cantor Jill Hausman

Lieder in Our Language (Schubert Line)

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