Jody Benecke

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JODY BENECKE, soprano, has served as Director of Vocal Music for the Santa Rosa Junior College Music Department since the fall of 2006.  A graduate of Northwestern University’s School of Music, Ms. Benecke worked as a professional operatic and concert soloist in the U.S. and in Europe.  She has served as a vocal and choral instructor for the International School of Düsseldorf, Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria and is currently at SRJC where she directs the Concert Choir and the Chamber Singers and has collaborated with the SRJC Theatre Arts Department as Vocal Music Director for musical productions including The Phantom of the Opera, In the Heights and Into the Woods.