Mezzo-Soprano Charlotte Jefferies has been called “exceptionally versatile” and has received praise for her “beautiful, creamy voice”. In December 2017, Ms. Jefferies won First Prize in the 2018 Vienna Summer Music Festival International Voice Competition. This past summer, she performed Marcello in a cutting-edge production titled La Femme Bohème in Vienna and worked with staff and artists in the Wiener Staatsoper. Her most recent performances include Anita in West Side Story and The Old Lady in Candide in Pittsburgh, Cherubino in Savannah Voice Festival’s Le Nozze di Figaro for which she received critical praise for her “noteworthy and excellent performance”, as well as Dorabella in Così fan tutte and Maddalena in Rigoletto in Bologna, Italy, where she also was a finalist in the Fiorenza Cossotto International Voice Competition. Ms. Jefferies completed her undergraduate studies at The Boston Conservatory at Berklee and received her Master’s degree in Opera Performance from McGill University in Montréal, Canada. An experienced recitalist keen on new works, Ms. Jefferies often performs song cycles, chamber music, and contemporary music concerts. Some of her highlights include Luciano Berio’s Laborintus II with the McGill Contemporary Music Ensemble, a solo recital of works by John Rea at the Canadian Music Center SMCQ Festival, and performances of Berg’s Sieben frühe Lieder and Ravel’s Shéhérazade. Ms. Jefferies has just completed a Music Fellowship at Carnegie Mellon University where she has performed Steve Reich’s Tehillim with Carnegie Mellon’s Contemporary Music Ensemble.