Kathryn A. George
Adjunct Instructor of Voice

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Soprano, Kay George has sung leading operatic roles across the United States including most recently Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni with Pensacola Opera, Nedda in Pagliacci with Asheville Lyric Opera and Manon with Baton Rouge Opera. Ms. George is a frequent song recitalist and oratorio artist having recently sung the soprano solos of the Mozart Requiem in the area. Oratorio performances also include the Brahms Ein deutsche Requiem, the Vaughan Williams Dona nobis pacem, and the Haydn Nelson Mass.

Ms. George was named artistic director of Voces Intimae: the Art of Song for the 2019-2020 season. She is currently in the final year of the DMA program in voice and opera at the University of North Texas. In the winter of 2013, Ms. George taught voice and opera through the Sound Thinking Australia summer course in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Educational Background

  • Post Graduate, Voice and Opera, Louisiana State University
  • M.M., Vocal Performance, University of North Texas
  • B.M., Vocal Performance, Louisiana College

Academic Positions

  • Instructor, Vocal Music, Richland College, 2001 – 2014
  • Instructor, Music, Dallas Baptist University, 2003 – 2007
  • Instructor, Music, Southeastern Louisiana University, 1998 – 1999

Awards and Honors

  • Orville Borchers Prize, National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Awards, 1996
  • National Semi-finalist, National Federation of Music Clubs Young Artist Competition, 1993
  • National Finalist, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, 1983

Professional Organizations

Featured Courses

MUS 139 Voice Class
MUS 151 Minor Applied Voice
MUS 152 Principal Applied Voice
MUS 352 Principal Applied Voice

Selected Performance

  • Opera
    • Donna Elvira, Don Giovanni, Pensacola Opera, 2002
    • Nedda, I Pagliacci Asheville, Lyric Opera, 2000
    • Manon, Manon, Baton Rouge Opera, 1988
  • Recital/Concert
    • North Carolina NATS Conference, 1998
    • Louisiana College, 1990
    • University of New Orleans, 1990
  • Faculty Recitals
    • Richland College, 2007
    • Southeastern Louisiana University, 1998
  • Concert
    • Mirabai Songs (John Harbison) Contemporary Music Festival LSU New Music Ensemble, 1993
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