Artist

Jared Andrew Michaud

Baritone

Hometown: Fort Kent, Maine

Franco-American baritone Jared Andrew Michaud is a 2023-2024 Fulbright/Harriet Hale Woolley Scholar in Paris, where he serves as a musician-in-residence at the Fondation des États-Unis, receives coaching and mentorship from Susan Manoff, and studies with François Le Roux and Pascal Rogé on a song duo course at the École Normale de Musique de Paris.

With his duo partner pianist Christina Koti, Jared has won first prize in the 2022 Federation of Art Song Fellowship Competition (NYC), the 4th International SGSM Singing Competition (Slovenia), and the 2022 Elisabeth Schumann Lieder Duo Competition (London), and they are currently representing France in the Young Europe Sings programme, co-funded by the EU. The duo has appeared in recitals in the UK, US, Spain, Germany, France, and Greece and has a particular interest in exploring the relationship between art song and various musical styles and, currently touring programs about Greek art song, French-Canadian folk song, and French cabaret music.

In 2022, Jared made his premiere at the Welsh National Opera as Barabashkin in their Young Company production of Cheryomushki. Jared also has a passion for incorporating community-building and activism into his music, currently using artistic means to encourage voting in France Culture Action Europe and previously serving as an assistant conductor and dialogue facilitator for the Israeli-Palestinian Jerusalem Youth Chorus. Jared received his MA from Trinity Laban Conservatoire, graduating with Distinction as a Kathleen Roberts Vocal Scholar, and his BA from Yale University, graduating with Distinction and cum laude