KYRIE LAYBOURN (Mother/Witch cover), soprano, is a first-year Master of Music student studying with John Seesholtz and Lauren Sawyer. A native Texan, Laybourn holds a Bachelor of Music Education from Oklahoma City University. Recent roles include: Santuzza and Mamma Lucia ("Cavalleria Rusticana") and Rosine ("Signor Deluso") with Boulder Opera Company; Elsa ("Lohengrin"), Elisabeth ("Tannhäuser"), Rosalinde ("Die Fledermaus") and Alma ("Little Women") with Denver Opera Collective; as well as Countess Almaviva ("Le Nozze di Figaro") with Boulder Music Institute. In 2019, Laybourn was selected as a semi finalist in the Elizabeth Connell Prize Competition and took fifth place in the DLOG Competition. Follow Laybourn on Instagram (@kyrielaybourn).