Jenny Houghton, soprano
Jenny Houghton, soprano, attended Trinity Universitywhere she earned her Bachelor’s of Music degree under the guidance of voice professor Chia-Wei Lee. While pursuing her Master’s degree in Musicology at the University of Maryland, Jenny sang with the University of Maryland Chamber Singers under the direction of Dr. Edward McClary. As a member of this ensemble, she performed regularly at the Kennedy Center in collaboration with the National Symphony Orchestra, and toured France where the choir won first prize in the Florilège vocale de Tours choral competition. She has sung with several other vocal ensembles through the years, including the Master Chorale of Washington, the San Antonio Chamber Choir, and Conspirare.
Jenny began singing with Danny and the Texas Early Music Project in the fall of 2012, and is delighted to be bringing early works to life in her hometown of Austin. When not singing, Jenny devotes her time to Urban Patchwork, a local non-profit dedicated to building small urban farms, and connecting communities through local food cultivation.