Katie Davidson (Mercedes)
Mezzo soprano, Katie Davidson, received her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Grand Canyon University. Her operatic roles include portrayals of the Sorceress in Dido and Aeneas for NAU Opera Theatre, Katisha in The Mikado and Erika in Vanessa for Ethington Memorial Theatre. In 2006, Miss Davidson made her European debut in Mozart’s Regina Coeli as the alto soloist in Prague, Ceske Budejovice, and the historic Karlskirche Cathedral in Vienna.
She won the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions (Arizona) later that same year. In 2007, Miss Davidson performed the role of Pitti-Sing in The Mikado for Muddy River Opera Company in Quincy, Ilinois and sang chorus roles in La Bohème, Tosca and Aïda for Phoenix Opera. On the concert stage, Katie Davidson soloed with Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra in their 2001 and 2002 performances of Handel’s Messiah.