Originally from Kansas City, mezzo soprano Katheryne Baker is in her second year of her masters degree in voice performance at CU Boulder. Baker’s most recent roles have included the Ethel Merman in Eklund Opera’s production of Red Hot and Cole and the title role in Menotti’s The Medium with the Denver Immersive Opera. Baker has been a featured soloist in performances including Duruflè’s Requiem, Stravinsky’s Mass, Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy, CPE Bach's Magnificat and Handel’s Messiah. This spring, she will be a featured soloist for Longmont Symphony's Pops Concert. Baker is a recipient of the Boyce Reid Sher and Barbara Reid Voice Award in honor of Charlotte Orr Reid, and the Barbara M. Doscher Memorial Voice Award.