Photo: Tatiana Daubek
KATE MARONEY (Debut Season) | 2017 Summer Festival
Hometown: Toms River, NJ
Current Residence: Brooklyn, NY
Awards & Distinctions: 2016 Virginia Best Adams Fellow at the Carmel Bach Festival; 2015 Vocal Fellow, Oregon Bach Festival; William G. Blair Award, The New York Oratorio Lyndon Woodside Soloist Competition.
Upcoming Engagements: Third Lady in Die Zauberflöte, Clarion Society’s period production at the Museo del Barrio, New York; S. Reich’s The Desert Music, American Composers Orchestra Symphony Space, New York; Ambizione in 17th-century Bonaventura Alioti’s oratorio Santa Rosalia with New York Baroque at Trinity Church, New York.
Past Career Highlights: World Tour of Philip Glass and Robert Wilson’s Einstein on the Beach with the Philip Glass Ensemble from 2012-2015: over 80 performances in Amsterdam, Berkeley, Berlin, Brooklyn, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Mexico City, Montpellier, Paris, Toronto, Reggio Emilia, and Gwangju, South Korea; Original cast of Missy Mazzoli’s first opera Song from the Uproar in the Beth Morrison Productions staging: first at The Kitchen in New York and then at LA Opera in 2015; Mezzo-soprano soloist on Clarion Society’s GRAMMY®– nominated recording of Maximilian Steinberg’s Passion Week with performances of the work in St. Petersburg, Moscow, London, and New York.
Educational Background: Doctor of Musical Arts, Eastman School of Music; Master of Music, Yale School of Music; Bachelor of Music, Purchase College, SUNY; Voice and Pedagogy Faculty at Mannes College, The New School, New York.
Passion Outside of Singing: Nature, hiking, travel and exploring, art, museums, reading, good food, good conversations, theater, Irish literature, and culture.
Special Desert Chorale Memory: “I can’t wait to make some!!”