Thomas Jamerson

Degrees & Studies

B.M. and M.M., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge



Music Conservatory of Westchester

Faculty since 2001

Born In

New Orleans, Louisiana

Performances & Distinctions

In his long and illustrious career, Thomas Jamerson has performed leading roles with the Metropolitan Opera National Company, New York City Opera, Opera Metropolitana, Caracas Venezuala and regional opera companies throughout the United States, including: the Opera Company of Philadelphia, Baltimore Opera, Greater Miami Opera, New Orleans Opera, and Tulsa Opera. His concert roles include performances with the St. Louis Symphony, Hartford Symphony and the Israeli Philharmonic with which he toured, singing the role of Schaunard in La Bohéme. As a leading artist with the New York City Opera for 15 years, Mr. Jamerson sang over 60 roles. In his debut role as Silvio in Pagliacci, he shared the stage with opera greats Beverly Sills and Norman Treigle. Other notable roles include: Germont in La Traviata, Sharpless in Madam Butterfly, Ping in Turnadot, Valentin in Faust, Brétigny in Manon, Harlekin in Ariadne auf Naxos, and Fanial in Der Rosenkavalier. He also appeared in the movie Foul Play with Goldie Hawn and Chevy Chase in the role of Pish Push in Mikado. He has recorded on RCA Red Seal. In addition to his teaching, Mr. Jamerson is the baritone soloist at Grace Episcopal Church in White Plains.