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Jen Tait

Jen Tait was born in New York City, but raised in Atlanta, Georgia. As a toddler, she started singing high-pitched everythings including “Snow White” and the “Queen of the Night” aria from Mozart’s opera “The Magic Flute.” She has performed classical music in Westminster Abbey, gospel music composed by Sweet Honey in the Rock and improv singing with Joey Blake of SoVoSo. She started her a cappella group JouJou to explore new vocal directions expanding international folk music (joujousings.com). She also sings vocal improvisations on your name in madrigal style with Madribomb. Jen has degrees in architecture from the University of Virginia and filmmaking from the San Francisco Art Institute. She worked at George Coates Performance Works, Art Com Contemporary Art Video Distribution and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts before coming to JCCSF as Volunteer Usher Coordinator/ House Manager. She also uses her visual training in making flyers, programs and gallery guides for the JCCSF Arts & Ideas series. And, she is available for parties as Madam Z Palm Reader (madamzpalmreader.com).

Stories by Jen Tait