Katherine Matheson, soprano, graduated from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ, with a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance. In 2013 Katherine performed selections from La Traviata for the Verdi and Wagner bicentennial celebration with the Ringwood Friends of Music in New Jersey. She has covered the roles of Pamina, First Lady, and Queen in William Paterson University's production of The Magic Flute. In 2011 Katherine made her solo debut in Carnegie Hall under the baton of John Rutter, singing in Monteverdi's Gloria. At Westminster she sang the role of Madeline in Charpentier's Louise at the Spoleto Festival in Charleston, SC, and also sang in the opera chorus there for three consecutive years. Katherine has sung in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Avery Fischer Hall, and The Kimmel Center with the New York Philharmonic, the Bavarian Radio Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Berlin Staatskapelle, and the Orchestra of St. Luke's, among others. In 2009 Katherine worked with Thomas Hampson in a masterclass as part of a festival to celebrate the works of Heinrich Heine, after which she performed in two recitals for the festival. She previously sang in the Westminster Choir as a chorister and soloist for three years, and toured in Texas, the Midwest, and California. Katherine attended a three-week intensive CoOPERAtive program in Princeton, where she worked with coaches and directors from many major opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera, Houston Grand Opera, and San Francisco Opera.