Mary Kathryn Monday, mezzo-soprano, has been praised for her wide array of vocal colors and passion for characterization. She has an affinity for French music as well as American theater repertoire from Porter to Sondheim! In 2022, Mary Kathryn has been excited to return to singing live with a recital of songs about NYC, a performance featuring selections of Lisa DeSpain’s new operas That Hell-Bound Train and Staggerwing, and featured in a concert devoted to Stephen Sondheim with Village Light Opera Group, and several performances with Opera on Tap.
Other past highlights include producing a recital with Christopher Berg and Drew Watson entitled "L'amour et la mort" and singing of Berlioz's Les nuits d'été and scenes as Didon from Les Troyens at the National Opera Center, performing her first pants role as King Egeo in Handel's Teseo with Cantanti Project and Dorian Baroque as part of NY Opera Fest, and singing in the female ensemble in Stinney: An American Execution by Frances Pollock with the Prototype Festival.
Mary Kathryn moved to Manhattan upon her graduation from Furman University with a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance. She continues her vocal studies with Carol Yahr and holds a certificate in French from New York University.