Location: Fort Collins, CO
Instructs: Piano, Voice
Education: University of North Texas, Denton
Doctoral studies in voice and analytical systems in music theory and a research seminar in Czech Republic, including solo concerts at the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno
University of Wyoming School of Music
Master of Music with Distinction in Vocal Performance and Bachelor of Music with Distinction in Vocal Performance
Performance Experience: Kathryn Garber's opera roles include Marina in Boris Godunov with Jerome Hines at Cleveland Opera and Des Moines Metro Opera. Wagner roles include Flosshilde, Rossweisse and Elsa (Wagner Society of New York) and Fricka with San Francisco Opera Society. Equally at home on the concert stage, Kathryn also performed musical theater concerts with Idaho Summerfest and Dallas Symphony Orchestra. As a collaborative pianist, Kathryn performed regularly with Tarrant County Community Colleges.
Teaching Experience: Louisiana Academy of Performing Arts Piano and Vocal Music Teacher,
Responsibilities included private lessons and pedagogy.
Billings Central High School
Responsibilities included assistant choir director, collaborative pianist, voice teacher, and small ensemble concerts.
Tarrant County Community College
Responsibilities included opera direction and production, private studio teaching, music department administration, budget and personnel coordination and faculty search committees.
Teaching Philosophy: My Teaching Philosophy is to 'partner' with each and every student to discover and develop the wonderful CELEBRATION OF THE GIFTS each person has within them! Music is the International Language that we all aspire to share and to express what is within the Human Spirit that allows the Soul to evolve and express itself!