Dr. Katherine Jolly is an Assistant Professor of Voice at Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music. She was an Assistant Professor of Music at Saint Louis University in the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Fine and Performing Arts from 2015-2017. In 2017 she was a finalist for the Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award in the College of Arts and Sciences. She has also taught for Opera Theater Saint Louis’s Spring Training Program, Union Avenue Opera’s Crescendo Training Program, the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, and at the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music, Randolph College, Sacramento State University, and Mary Baldwin College. She is a frequent adjudicator for NATS competitions, and was a 2017 NATS Intern in Toronto. Dr. Jolly received the Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music in 2015, where she taught private voice and classroom voice. Jolly also received the Master of Music degree from CCM in 2001, as an Albert Yates Scholar. The soprano graduated summa cum laude from Boston University College of Fine Arts in 1999, where she received the Ellalou Dimmock Vocal Excellence Award.
Dr. Jolly works with singers recovering from voice injuries or conditions that have created muscular tensions and fatigue such as laryngopharyngeal reflux, allergies, and other health issues. She has worked with students, in conjunction with speech and language pathologists, Dr. Wendy LeBorgne and Erin Donahue, at the Professional Voice Center of Cincinnati, and with Otolaryngologist Dr. John Eisenbeis, and SLP Michelle Payne at Saint Louis University.