Hailed as a "clear, agile soprano” (The Georgia Straight), Vancouver native and UBC graduate Jane Long performs as a chamber singer, concert soloist, and recitalist. In recent years, she has had the honour of studying with renowned musicians including Emma Kirkby, Andreas Scholl, Richard Egarr, and Ellen Hargis, and performing alongside accomplished artists like Suzie Leblanc, Sarah Connolly, Marc Destrubé, Laura Pudwell, and Charles Daniels.
Some of her recent highlights include solo concert performances with pianist Jane Coop, performances as soprano soloist in Handel's Messiah conducted by Calvin Dyck, and Gerry Van Wyck, soprano soloist with Early Music Vancouver’s Praetorius Christmas Vespers project, directed by David Fallis, the Britten-Pears Baroque Vocal Programme, the Victoria Philharmonic Choir’s performance of J.S. Bach's St John Passion, and singing the title role in Opera After Hours' production of Dido and Aeneas. Jane Long has also joined the Vancouver Chamber Choir on tours of Eastern Canada and the United States, performing as soloist in their production of Bach Magnificat and Vivaldi Gloria with Symphony Nova Scotia. Upcoming performances include performances of Vivaldi's Magnificat and Gloria with Early Music Vancouver.
Jane received her Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of British Columbia and her Masters of Music in Vocal Performance from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London, England. She now works as a free-lance artist and lives in Vancouver with her husband and two young children.