MM Northwestern University
BS Northern Illinois University
Catherine Caccavallo has received critical acclaim for her distinguished work on the opera, concert and musical theatre stages. Among her many diverse roles are “Violetta” in Verdi’s La Traviata, “Konstanze” in Mozart’s Abduction from the Seraglio, “Carlotta” in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera in Los Angeles, and “Gilda” in Verdi’s Rigoletto. She has appeared as the soprano soloist in Stravinsky’s Les Noces and Ives' Fourth Symphony with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Brahms’ German Requiem, and the Verdi Requiem.
Ms. Caccavallo did her graduate work in opera performance at Northwestern University where she studied with Norman Gulbrandsen, and maintains studios in downtown and suburban Chicago, and many of her students have gone on to successful performing careers around the country She is currently president of the Northern Illinois Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, and is a member of Actors’ Equity and the American Guild of Musical Artists