2024 Virtual Adjudicators

Katie Cochrane

Songs from the Screen and More - Beginner and Primary Levels and Musical Theatre - Beginner and Primary Levels

Katie Cochrane

Katie Cochrane holds her Master of Music Theatre in Vocal Performance with an Advanced Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy at New York University Steinhardt, as well as a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Acadia University.

Katie is currently the head of the voice department and co-program director of the musical theatre programs at Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts in Halifax and teaches Vocal Pedagogy and Vocology at the FSPA at Dalhousie University. She sits on the board of the Canadian Atlantic Provinces National Association of Teachers of singing (CAP NATS) and is an advisor for their student chapter. She is a regular clinician and adjudicator in voice and musical theatre across Canada.

Katie strongly believes in mentoring the next generation of talented young singers, and has an international profile as a vocal educator, adjudicator, and clinician. She had the pleasure of teaching as adjunct voice faculty at New York University, vocal coach at Broadway Artists Alliance, and voice faculty at Belvoir Terrace. She recently received the Bravura Nova Scotia Elizabeth (Bee) Huxtable Professional Development Fellowship to pursue further Vocal Pedagogy Professional Workshop at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee and recently completed her Level I certification in Somatic\ VoiceworkTM the LoVetri method for Contemporary Commercial Music (CCM) vocal technique.

She has performed across the United States and Canada; recent credits include Lola in Cavalleria Rusticana (MCO), performances at Carnegie Hall with Essential Voices USA and the New York Pops (A Frank and Ella Christmas and The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein), and Mother Superior in Sister Act the Musical at The Frederick Loewe Theatre in NYC. Past credits include: Featured ensemble in On the Town in NYC's historic Provincetown Playhouse, Ado Annie in Oklahoma! (Opera NUOVA), Jenny in Company (MTOT), Ms. Nordstrom in A Little Night Music (HSOF), along with other performances at New World Stages, Skirball Center for the Performing Arts and Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center.