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Meet Vera Voce Music founder, Jermaine Smith, from the classroom to the stage.

Jermaine Smith, founder of Vera Voce Music is not only a performing arts advocate, he is also an acclaimed opera star. Smith is best known for his role, Sportin' Life in the opera Porgy and Bess. You can catch Smith reprise his role with Des Moines Opera this summer. Until then, watch Jermaine teach you a step or two of Sportin' Life in the dance tutorial. Watch now!


"Passion perpetuates purpose."

Jermaine Smith, Founder of  Vera Voce Music

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