Student Levels: Advanced
Student Ages: Thirteen and up
Catherine Nix, Soprano, earned a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in vocal performance and pedagogy from The University of Colorado at Boulder, where she studied with the late Dr. Barbara Doscher. Dr. Nix has held voice faculty positions at Texas Tech University in Lubbock and at The University of Colorado at Denver. She is currently on the voice faculty at The University of Texas at San Antonio where she teaches applied voice, diction for singers, vocal techniques for instrumentalists, and class voice.
Her oratorio/sacred music credits include Requiem (Mozart), Lord Nelson Mass (Haydn), Elijah, Messiah, Gloria (Vivaldi), Messe Solennelle-St. Cecilia (Gounod), Vesperae Solennes de Confessore (Mozart), A German Requiem (Brahms), Stabat Mater (Pergolesi), and many other works. She has recently appeared as a guest soloist with Musical Bridges Around the World, the San Antonio Choral Society, the Youth Orchestra of San Antonio, the Colorado Music Festival, the Boulder Chamber Orchestra, the Littleton Symphony, the Westminster Symphony, the Timberline Symphony, the Longmont Chorale, and the Boulder Chorale.
Dr. Nix has presented art song recitals and master classes at universities in Georgia, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas and Montana. An ongoing interest is presenting voice workshops for Catholic cantors. Dr. Nix continues to educate liturgical musicians throughout Colorado, New Mexico and Texas through her Sourcebook for Catholic Cantors.
Her operatic credits include Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi, and Angelina in Trial by Jury. She currently resides in Helotes, Texas. More information, including future performance engagements, can be found on her website: www.CatherineNix.com.