Darrell J. Jordan has been praised for his expressive tone and resplendent stage presence. Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, he holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in both Psychology and Music, and a Master's of Music in Voice Performance from the University of Missouri. Recent solo engagements include J.S. Bach's Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis, Vaughan Williams' Hodie, Orff's Carmina Burana, Handel's Messiah, and Mozart's Coronation Mass.
He has also appeared with Winter Opera Saint Louis, Haymarket Opera Company, Gateway Opera, New Moon Opera, Amherst Early Music Festival, the Institute for 17th Century Music, the Toledo Symphony Orchestra, and Odyssey Chamber Music Series. He has been selected as a national semifinalist for the Orpheus Vocal Competition, and has been a national finalist in The American Prize Vocal Competition. He currently teaches at the University of Missouri, Central Methodist University, Stephens College, and Columbia College.
Mr. Jordan is also a member of the professional early music group, Pro-Arte of Saint Louis, and co-founder of the professional vocal chamber, Vox Nova.