Katherine Watson is a professional soprano based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area of Texas and is currently a Studio Artist at Fort Worth Opera and pursuing her Artist Diploma at Texas Christian University. Last year with Fort Worth Opera, she performed the role of Gretel (Hansel and Gretel) for the Children’s Opera Theater and covered the role of High Priestess (Aida). At TCU, she performed the roles of Dido (Dido and Aeneas), First Lady (Die Zauberflöte), and Grandmother (Little Red Riding Hood). In 2020, Katherine received her Masters of Music degree from the University of North Texas where she was a recipient of the Lucille G. Murchison Music Scholarship. With UNT Opera she performed the roles of Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Christine (Le testament de la tante Caroline), Fourth Maid (Elektra), and Fiordiligi (Cosí fan tutte). Miss Watson graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor’s of Music degree where she was awarded Outstanding Graduating Senior in Performance. With NAU Opera, Katherine performed the roles of Ciesca (Gianni Schicchi), Ottavia (L'incoronazione di Poppea), and Fiordiligi (Cosí fan tutte). Katherine Watson is a McKinster Fellow at Spring Valley United Methodist Church and has been a featured soloist in their productions of Rob Garner’s Lamb of God, Jonathan Willcocks’ Magnificat, Mendelssohn’s Hear My Prayer, and Handel’s Messiah.