MurphyKate Montee

MurphyKate as the Countess, 2014


MurphyKate Montee, a native of Wisconsin, recently joined the Vocal Performance program at the University of Chicago, studying under Patrice Michaels. In 2013, she graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a BS in Music, where she studied Vocal Performance with Mark Beudert.

MurphyKate's performance experience includes concert and chamber works, including the soprano solo in Haydn's Missa in Angustiis and the role of Lieschen in Bach's Coffee Cantata. In 2014, she performed the role of the Countess in Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro in a concert setting, where she was lauded as "rich-voiced, impressive" (Sardines). She has also performed in dramatic settings, in stagings of Tobias and the Angel (Edna), Dialogues des Carmelites (Blanche de la Force), and Sweeney Todd (Mrs Lovett).

MurphyKate's Vocal CV can be seen here.