Bénédicte Jourdois

Pianist, vocal coach, and French diction and language teacher Bénédicte Jourdois is a graduate of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program. She is currently on the faculty of Manhattan School of Music and the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

An active festival musician, Ms. Jourdois has been working at the Chautauqua Institution’s Music Festival since 2008, and at the Castleton Festival and the Spoleto Festival USA since 2011.

Ms. Jourdois has performed both as a soloist and a collaborative pianist in numerous venues in Europe and in the United States, including New York’s Alice Tully Hall and Carnegie Hall, and has worked in major North American opera houses such as the Pittsburgh Opera and the Houston Grand Opera.

Born in Paris, Ms. Jourdois holds degrees from the Conservatoire National de Region de Saint-Maur, the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Lyon, Mannes College, and the Juilliard School.

Ms. Jourdois maintains a private coaching studio in New York City.