Master Teacher

Kathleen joins the opera faculty at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in September 2018, and continues as a guest faculty member at Washington National Opera and Michigan Opera Theater. She will teach master classes at the University of Toronto, and at the Potomac Vocal Institute. At the Vienna State Opera … Continue Reading →


Kathleen returns to Opera Columbus for Madama Butterfly to begin the 2018-19 season, on the heels of a successful debut leading the Schwabacher Scenes Concert for the Merola Program. Recent highlights include Carmen at opera Columbus, Le nozze di Figaro at Wolf Trap, the Viennese rarity Arizona Lady at Arizona Opera, and Ariadne on Naxos at the Glimmerglass Festival, which was nominated … 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 →