Recognized by Chicago Classical Review as having a “beautifully bright and silvery tone,” American soprano Katelyn Lee is making her mark in Chicago and across the United States. She is thrilled to be singing the full 2022-23 season with Chicago a cappella!
Katelyn has performed a variety of opera and musical theatre roles. Most recently, she performed the title role of Gretel in Lyric Opera of Chicago’s production of Hansel and Gretel. Katelyn has sung in multiple productions with Lyric Opera and other companies such as Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Haymarket Opera Company, and Chicago Opera Theater. Notable roles include Romilda in Serse, Rosina in The Barber of Seville, Doris Parker in Charlie Parker’s Yardbird, Antonia in Man of La Mancha, Cunegonde in Candide, Madame Goldentrill in The Impresario, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, and the Female Narrator in the world premiere of Jason and the Argonauts.
Additionally, Katelyn is an accomplished singer of a wide variety of concert repertoire. She has performed with Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Music of the Baroque, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Northwest Indiana Symphony, Elgin Symphony Orchestra, Champaign-Urbana Symphony, Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra, and others. Katelyn is based in Chicago and maintains a private voice studio as well as teaching engagements with VanderCook College of Music, Cantabile School, and Music of the Baroque’s “Strong Voices” arts education program.