Katie Procell (soprano) is beginning her master’s degree at Peabody Conservatory as a student of Phyllis Bryn-Julson. She received the Jaques T. Schlenger and Charles P. Sachs Conservatory Scholarships. She received her bachelors of music from James Madison University where she studied with Kevin McMillan. Some of her favorite roles have been Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Valencienne (The Merry Widow), Patience (Patience), and Despina (Così fan tutte). She has trained at the Centre for Opera Studies in Italy and has performed with Halifax Summer Opera and Young Victorian Theatre Company. In 2014, she won the National Association for Teaching Singing Mid-Atlantic Regionals. This Spring at Peabody she will be performing Pierrot Lunaire, performing with the Peabody Modern Orchestra, and the role of Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro.