Katie graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Vocal Performance. During her educational career, she had the opportunity to be involved in a variety of choral ensembles, masterclasses, competitions, opera scenes, musicals, and musical theatre cabarets. She also sang in the chorus and covered roles in numerous operas, including Help, Help, The Globolinks!, Dido and Aeneas, Hansel and Gretel, and The Magic Flute. She participated in the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, where she was cast as ‘Moth’ and covered ‘Helena’ in Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Her most recent role was ‘Rona’ in USU’s production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.