Kate is a soprano originally from the Washington DC area. She holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance and graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She also has a Master of Arts in Vocal Pedagogy and a Singing Health Specialization from The Ohio State University where she served as a graduate teaching assistant and was awarded the Margaret Speaks Vocal Scholarship Award.
Kate frequently performs with Opera Columbus with her most recent performance in Twisted 3 playing the role of Nella in Gianni Schicchi. Her past roles with Opera Columbus include Elvira in #UncleJohn, Pamina in The Magic Flute for Education Outreach. Additionally, she performs in annual outreach events singing musical theater and operatic repertoire. Other operatic roles performed are Lisette in La Rondine and Belinda in Dido and Aeneas. Kate has also performed several musical theatre roles including Johanna (Sweeney Todd), Elle (Legally Blonde), Cinderella (Into the Woods), over 60 performances of Cosette (Les Miserables), and Narrator (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat) for which she was nominated for a Washington Area Theatre Community Honors Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical. Concert work includes soprano soloist for Handel’s Messiah at Bluffton University, Faure’s Requiem with St. Veronica Catholic Church Adult Choir, and guest soloist with the Lancaster Chorale. When not performing, Kate works as the Music Director for the United Church of Granville and enjoys teaching voice and piano.