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Katrina Twitty

Katrina Twitty, soprano, has been a resident of the Denver area for the past twelve years.  In addition to teaching private vocal performance instruction, audition preparation and beginner piano at the Katrina Twitty Voice Studio, she currently teaches as Adjunct Instructor of Voice at the Lamont School of Music, University of Denver and Arapahoe Community College Department of Music.

As a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), Ms. Twitty's skills and experience include over ten years of teaching, from the private home studio to the performance stage and college classroom, as a voice teacher, choir director, vocal/instrumental ensemble conductor, musical director, opera scenes director, composer, vocal/instrumental performance coach, choreographer and piano accompanist. 

As a soprano, her singing and stage performance experience spans over two decades, having performed regionally and internationally, including Fiordiligi inCosi fan tutte, Cunegonde in Candide, Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte, Mrs. Ford in The Merry Wives of Windsor and Cleopatra in Handel's Giulio Cesare.  Also performing the roles of Marsinah in Kismet, Musetta in La Bohemeand Lucy in The Telephone, Ms. Twitty has performed with the Passaggio Opera Company of Denver, Opera of the Ozarks, Utah Festival Opera, Opera Theatre of the Rockies, Mountain Chamber Music Society of Denver and the International Institute of Vocal Arts in Chiari, Italy. 

Ms. Twitty's honors include placing as a Finalist in the 2004 and 2007 Rocky Mountain Region Metropolitan Opera Auditions and Denver Lyric Opera Guild Competition.  Katrina Twitty holds a Master’s degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Denver Lamont School of Music. 

Her heart’s deepest passion is in guiding and inspiring students of singing to discover and develop his/her own unique gift of voice and performance toward becoming both leaders and teachers in the music and arts community, thus impacting the listening ears and hearts in life-changing ways of our current and future generations.