Acclaimed for his “fine baritone” (Stuttgarter Nachrichten) and voice “perfectly suited to baroque music” (KCMetropolis), Jared Swope sings as a soloist and chorister in genres spanning early music, oratorio, newly commissioned works and more. From Gregorian Chant to freshly-composed oratorios and song cycles, Jared can be seen in a vast array of performance venues.
As an ensemble singer, Jared regularly sings with True Concord Voices & Orchestra, Oregon Bach Festival Chorus, Spire Chamber Ensemble, Apollo’s Fire, CORO Vocal Artists and more. Published album recordings include Fauré Requiem & Other Masterworks with the St. Paul’s Choir of Boys & Men (Fall 2022), Michael John Trotta’s Seven Last Words with the Kansas City Repertory Singers, Chorosynthesis Singers’ album Empowering Silenced Voices, and numerous publisher recording sessions from Walton Music, GIA Music, Choristers Guild, and Morningstar Publications.
Jared holds masters degrees in early music from Yale University and voice performance from the University of Notre Dame, as well as bachelors degrees from Missouri State University.
He resides in New Haven, CT, where he teaches private voice lessons, travels the country singing with multiple ensembles, and hones his craft in brewing coffee and tinkering in his basement bike shop.