Victor Hugo once said: ‘Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.’ I teach music because it is my passion and because I want to instill that passion in my students.
Katherine Mohr is a lyric soprano from Baltimore, Maryland. She began her vocal studies at the age of thirteen at the Carver Center for the Arts and Technology. During her high school career, she placed 2nd in the National Association of Teachers of Singing competition for two consecutive years.
In 2006, Katherine received a scholarship to study voice at Towson University in Towson, Maryland, where she obtained a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance. During her college career, she performed in such operas as “Così fan tutte,” “Riders to the Sea,” “Dido and Aeneas,” “L’oco del Cairo,” and “Iolanthe.” She also had the privilege to sing in Master Classes conducted by Paul Sperry, Richard Hundley, Robert Gartside, and Arlene Shrut.
In 2011, Katherine moved to Miami, Florida, and attended the University of Miami for graduate studies. While there, she was on scholarship and worked as a Teaching Assistant in the Music Department. She graduated with a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance in May 2013. During her graduate career, Katherine performed in Frost Opera Theatre’s productions of “Les Malheurs d’Orphée,” “Le nozze di Figaro,” “Super Natural Scenes on Stage” and “Die Zauberflöte.”
Katherine has been teaching voice and piano at the Miami Conservatory of Music since 2011. During her time there, she has organized and created the Voice Honor Roll and Musical Theatre Competition. In addition to teaching a studio of 35 students, she directs the Choral Summer Music Camp, performs in educational concerts, and co-directs the MCofM musicals. Furthermore, Katherine is currently a full-time Preschool STEAM Teacher at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Day School. She is also the Primary Science Teacher from pre-K through second grade.