Alumna Kathryn Leemhuis will join the faculty at Temple University’s Boyer College of Music and Dance as Assistant Professor of Voice/Opera
As a professional opera singer, Leemhuis has performed roles with companies such as the Dallas Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Cincinnati Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Fort Worth Opera, and Chicago Opera Theater. She has performed concert works with the Richmond Symphony, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and the Cleveland Orchestra, and at venues such as the Hollywood Bowl, the Ravinia Festival, and the Tanglewood Music Festival.
Leemhuis has won prizes from Opera Birmingham, Florida Grand Opera, the Lissner Foundation, the Fort Worth McCammon Foundation, the Albanese-Puccini Foundation, the Sullivan Foundation, the George London Foundation, and the Metropolitan Opera, among others.
Leemhuis received her Bachelors of Music from Oberlin College, her Masters of Music from the Jacobs School of Music, and her Doctorate of Music from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.