Praised for her “pure sound” and “glorious high notes,” (Atlanta Journal Constitution, Arizona Daily Star) soprano Kathryn Mueller delights audiences in both concert and operatic performances. A versatile performer, her specialties are early music and contemporary works. Kathryn has appeared as a soloist with the Washington Bach Consort, Santa Fe Pro Musica, Tucson Symphony Orchestra, New Trinity Baroque (Atlanta), and Chicago's Ars Antigua. Solo works performed include Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, St. John Passion, and Magnificat, Mozart’s Requiem and C Minor Mass, Handel’s Messiah and L’Allegro, il Penseroso, ed il Moderato, and Stravinksy’s Pribaoutki. She has sung the operatic roles of Amy in Little Women, Monica in the The Medium, and Miss Pinkerton in The Old Maid and the Thief with companies including Arizona Opera and the Seattle Academy of Baroque Opera.

Kathryn gave the world premiere of Ananda Sukarlan’s song cycle Love and Variations, commissioned for her vocal-piano ensemble, the Swara Sonora Trio. She has recorded extensively with New Trinity Baroque on the Edition Lilac label, and is also featured as a soloist on recordings by the Santa Fe Desert Chorale, Seraphic Fire, and Tucson Chamber Artists.

An accomplished choral musician as well as a soloist, Kathryn has sung with some of the finest choral ensembles in the United States, including the Handel and Haydn Society, Seraphic Fire (Miami, FL), and the Santa Fe Desert Chorale. She also sings with the internationally-acclaimed medieval group LIBER, and with soprano Kristen Watson in the soprano duo Les Sirènes.

Kathryn recently made her Asian debut on an Indonesian concert tour with the Swara Sonora Trio, and her Latin American debut during concerts in Central Mexico with the period orchestra Capella Guanajuatensis. Upcoming performances include repeat engagements with Santa Fe Pro Musica and the Firebird Chamber Orchestra, and her debut with the Albuquerque Baroque Players.

Kathryn holds music degrees from Brown University and The University of Arizona. She spent a summer in Salzburg, Austria, where she studied Lieder at the Mozarteum. Kathryn happily makes her home in Tucson, Arizona. Between performing travels she directs marketing for her family's winery in Sonoita, AZ.
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