Jody Pou holds a degree in literature, 2 unanimous first prizes in Lyric and Baroque singing, and multiple prizes in international singing competitions. She is a published author of 2 books and her work can be found in reviews in French and English publications. In 2014, she began painting. Her
works can be seen on Behance.net. See below. Jody studied at the Paris Conservatory CNR with Kenneth Weiss, Michel Laplénie, Jean Tubéry and David Simpson, among others. Jody notably won the oratorio prize in the International Singing Competition of Clermont Ferrand, presided by Jean Claude Malgoire and the Printemps Baroque du Sablon prize in the International Baroque Singing Competition of Chimay, presided by William Christie.She has given many recitals and sung in many festivals with many ensembles throughout Europe since her studies.Particularly interested in the modern repertory, Jody Pou has sung and premiered pieces by the composers Pascal Dusapin, György Ligeti, György Kurtág, Georges Aperghis, Gérard Pesson, Igor Ballereau, and has recorded several discs.She notably sang the soprano solo of Adventures and New Adventures by György Ligeti in a staged production with the ensemble Justiniana at the Paris Opéra. In New York City she founded the production company Shsk’h LLC with the composer Igor Ballereau. Shsk’h is a Netlabel, shskh.com, producing commissions by many composers and musicians. In 2017, Jody became co-founder of the start-up WORK. Please go here to learn more. Go to jodypou.com for a selection of links to all work including literature and painting.
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