Faculty Name

Katherine Harris

Faculty Department

Music

Katherine Harris

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Soprano Katherine Harris has been heard in opera and concert throughout the United States, performing to critical acclaim with organizations including Western Opera Theater, the Brooklyn Philharmonic, New York Grand Opera, New Haven Symphony, the Oratorio Society of New York, Connecticut Concert Opera and the Westchester Choral Society. She has also toured to China, Italy, Germany and Eastern Europe. Her operatic roles include Cio-cio San in Madame Butterfly, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Amelia in Un Ballo in Maschera, and Mimi in La Boheme. Ms. Harris made her Carnegie Hall solo debut in March 2004 in Mozart's Requiem and Haydn's Mass in Time of War. Her recording of Wagonner's Song of Solomon with I Cantori di NY is available on the CD Echoes and Shadows. Harris received a BM degree in Voice and a MM degree in Opera from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. She pursued additional graduate studies at Yale University and completed her training in the Young Artist programs of the San Francisco Opera Company. Having taught previously at Yale University, Ms. Harris is on the faculty of the Music Conservatory of Westchester in White Plains, NY. She was first appointed to the Kean faculty in 1994, became an Concert Artist in 1998, and after leaving to pursue performances in Europe, she returned to the Concert Artist roster in 2004.  

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