Jay Britton graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in London in 2007 where she was awarded an honours degree with a first in performance for her final recital. She studied with Julie Kennard and Audrey Hyland. During her time at the RAM Jay took part in master classes with singers including Dianne Forlano and Sir Robert Tear.
With the Royal Academy of Music Chamber Choir Jay performed as a soloist in Brittenís Ceremony of Carols, and with the Royal Academy of Music Opera Company Jay performed in the production of Rameauís Dardanus. In the RAM Opera workshops and Opera Scenes Jay worked on roles including the Countess in Mozartís Le Nozze di Figaro, Rosalinde in Straussí Die Fledermaus, Mrs Grose in Brittenís The Turn of the Screw and Elisetta in Cimarosaís Il Matrimonio Segreto.
Jay has already undertaken many solo oratorio engagements. These include the role of Dido in Purcellís Dido and Aeneas, Haydnís Nelson Mass and Little Organ Mass Mozartís Requiem and Coronation Mass, Brahmsí Requiem, Faureís Requiem, Pergolesiís Stabat Mater, Vivaldiís Gloria, Handelís Messiah at Queens College, Harley Street and Blackheath Concert Halls with countertenor James Bowman, Arneís Rule Britannia! with the Eltham College Community Orchestra and Bachís cantata Jauchzet Gott in Allen Landen with the orchestra of St Johnís Smith Square and the trumpeter Paul Archibald and the Coffee Cantata.
Jay is in great demand as a soloist for functions, including a solo performance at the House of Commons. Future solo plans include Brahmsí Requiem with the London Primavera Chorus, J. S. Bachís B Minor Mass with the Royal Academy of Music and Trevor Pinnock at the Spitalfields Festival 2007, and Bachís Magnificat and Charpentierís Te Deum with the Eye Bach Choir.