Jared Andrew Michaud is a London-based Franco-American baritone who recently obtained an MA in Vocal Performance & Music Education with Distinction from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance, where he was a Kathleen Roberts Vocal Scholar and studied with Neil Baker, Helen Yorke, and Eugene Asti. He previously studied at Yale University, under the tutelage of Janna Baty at the School of Music and graduating cum laude with Distinction in Theatre Studies and a certificate in Education Studies. He has trained in Vienna with Michele Friedman, Anna Ronai, and Chihiro Gordon and has sung in Israel under the batons of Zubin Mehta, Stanley Sperber, and Dan Ettinger. Jared has trained and performed with companies such as the College Light Opera Company, Quisisana Resort, and Berkshire Choral International, and in October 2022, he makes his premiere at the Welsh National Opera singing Barabashkin in their Young Company production of Shostakovich’s Cheryomushki. Jared won first prize in the 2022 Elisabeth Schumann Lieder Duo Competition and the 4th International SGSM Singing Competition in Slovenia (Lieder Duo category) with his duo partner Christina Koti, with whom he is also a Song Easel Young Artist.