Jared Holt completed a degree in Classics and Law with Honours. Winner of the 2000 Mobil Song Quest New Zealand, he furthered his vocal studies in London at the Royal College of Music and joined the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Having enjoyed a successful career as a baritone, Jared has now made the transition to tenor with a debut performance with the New Zealand String Quartet. This year’s engagements include covering the title role in Werther (Opera Australia), Prologue/Peter Quint in Turn of the Screw (New Zealand Opera), Mozart Requiem (Christchurch Symphony) and Beethoven Symphony No. 9 and Choral Fantasy (Napier Civic Choir).