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Praised as “beautifully expressive and technically polished” by the San Francisco Chronicle, international award winning soprano Jennifer Cherest commands the stage with her "Met Opera-like quality singing." In addition to appearing on the PBS's special,"Cincinnati Opera at 100," she has debuted with such companies as Washington National Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Opera Omaha, North Carolina Opera, Opera Columbus, Dayton Opera, Opera Delaware and the Aspen Music Festival. 

Jennifer has sung on the Metropolitan Opera Stage in the national semifinals of the Metropolitan Opera National Council (MONC) Auditions. She has won top honors in the Licia Albanese International Vocal Competition, the Giulio Gari International Vocal Competition, the Fritz & Lavinia Jensen Competition, the Boulder International Competition, and the Partners for the Arts Competition.

Her first appearances on stage were for her local church and made her the versatile performer she is today. Jennifer has blossomed in the Pops repertoire and has become in high demand for orchestras such as the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra. Being a multi-faceted performer, she is at home in crossover and world-music repertoire, from Goliov’s tribal work for soprano and chamber orchestra "Ayre", to Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady. Jennifer, an active individual offstage, can be found training horses or in a yoga studio. She currently resides in Cincinnati with her husband Christian, sons Gavin and Camden and her horse Dali.

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