About Jennifer Kittinger Loss
Jennifer Kittinger Loss has been teaching voice and piano for over two decades. She received her Master of Music in Voice Performance from the University of Missouri – Kansas City Conservatory of Music, where she studied with Inci Bashar. She taught as voice and piano faculty in music schools and community colleges in the Kansas City, Denver and Colorado Springs areas, before moving to Las Vegas with her family.
Most of her professional performance life has been spent on the classical stage, performing in leading operatic roles and as soprano soloist with various opera companies, symphonies and choruses, including Pamiro Opera, Chautauqua Opera, Chicago Opera Theater, Bismarck-Mandan Symphony, Cedar Rapids Symphony and Colorado Springs Symphony. She has sung the soprano solos in Handel’s Messiah many times over the years, and was featured as soprano soloist in Rossini’s Stabat Mater with the London Symphony Chorus and Lamont Symphony Orchestra in Denver.
Jennifer won the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions opera competition of the Midwest Region, and was a national finalist at the Met in New York City. She was a finalist of the International Belvedere Competition in Vienna, Austria.
She stepped into the world of musical theater when the opportunity arose to sing backstage in the musical CATS in Hamburg, Germany. Two children later, once back in the U.S., the whole family wrote a children’s musical called The Adventures of Bone-Dog and Whity, based on the adventures of two stuffed dogs in their house. They performed the musical in churches and libraries in the Las Vegas area, complete with dog costumes.