Katie Young

 

Katherine Young, soprano, has an interest in vocal repertoire from the Medieval to the Contemporary, performing with groups including Brandywine Baroque, Piffaro, St. Clement’s Choir, The Princeton Singers, The Philadelphia Singers, Choral Arts Society of Philadelphia, Skylark Ensemble, and the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia. Ms. Young has attended numerous festivals including participation in the Baroque Academy at Amherst Early Music Festival and Seattle Academy of Opera’s Accademia d’Amore.

 

In 2008, she debuted as the role of Grace I in Ariadne by Conradi at the Amherst Early Music Festival and in 2009 was a soloist in the modern premier of John Blow’s With Cheerful Hearts. She also performed the role of Musico in The Force of Fatherly Love by Alessandro Stradella with Brandywine Baroque, Amore in Monteverdi’s Poppea Prologue, and Angelus in Carissimi’s Job with Accademia d’Amore.

 

Ms. Young holds Bachelor degrees from Bloomsburg University in Music Education and Vocal Performance and a Master’s of Music Education degree from Westminster Choir College of Rider University. She currently maintains a busy concert schedule of solo recitals and choral performances and teaches public school in Philadelphia.