Kathleen joined the opera faculty at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in September 2018. Recent residencies include the Washington National Opera studio, the Houston Grand Opera studio, the University of Toronto, and the Potomac Vocal Institute. At the Vienna State Opera from 2010–2013, Kathleen oversaw the daily musical life of … Continue Reading →


In the 2020-21 season, Kathleen returns to Opera Columbus for La boheme, sung in her new English adaptation, and to Victory Hall Opera for a virtual production of La Traviata. She led Gianni Schicchi and The Barber of Seville for Opera Columbus in the 2019-20 season, as well as  Pagliacci with El Paso Opera. Other recent highlights include the Schwabacher … Continue Reading →


Kathleen Kelly “played divinely, as if she were hearing the music in orchestral colors, and acquitted herself in each musical style with convincing authority” – Opera News.  Kathleen has appeared nationally and internationally as a recital accompanist, notably at Vienna’s Musikverein, New York City’s Weill Hall, and the Kennedy Center. Her partners … Continue Reading →