Katy Lushman, Soprano

Katy Lushman, Soprano

Katy Lushman is an active conductor, clinician and singer in the Denver area.  Katy is the Vocal Music Director at North High School, where she directs two choirs and teaches piano, guitar, and AP Music Theory classes. Her choirs have performed with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and at Carnegie Hall in New York City and Katy has served as a clinician for children’s, school and adult choirs throughout her career. In partnership with the Colorado Children’s Chorale, Katy co-founded the Northside Music Project, a vocal music group for middle school students from Northwest Denver, and regularly collaborates with a broad range of Colorado musicians. Katy moved to Denver in 2013 after completing a M. Music degree in Choral Conducting with Dr. Joe Miller at Westminster Choir College in Princeton NJ, during which time she sang with some of the finest orchestras in the world, including the Berlin Philharmonic (Rattle), London Philharmonia (Salonen), Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra (Dudamel), New York Philharmonic (Gilbert), and others. Prior to returning to graduate school, Katy taught in schools in Ohio, Switzerland and China.  She completed a B. Music degree in Music Education at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. In addition to singing with the St. Martin’s Chamber Choir, Katy performs regularly with the Anima Chamber Choir, Evans Choir and at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. When she is not in rehearsal, Katy loves to be in the mountains with her husband, Andy, and their dog, Sky.