Katie Boardman, soprano, is a soloist, ensemble singer, and music educator currently based in Boston. She recently received her Master of Music degree in Historical Performance from Boston University, where she studied with Aaron Sheehan. A 2016 recipient of the Early Music America Summer Scholarship, she has a passionate interest in a wide range of repertoire, from Medieval to brand new. As a founding member of Genesis Chamber Singers, a versatile choral ensemble on Boston’s South Shore, she has been featured in the world premieres of many new compositions. With Sourcework, a project-based ensemble for “edition-free polyphony,” she performs Renaissance music from early notation. Ms. Boardman recently appeared with the Boston Camerata, in their beloved Carols at Midnight program.
She has studied historical performance style as well as Baroque dance and gesture at early music programs including the Early Music Vancouver Baroque Vocal Programme and Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute. She frequently participates in the Madison Early Music Festival, where in 2017 she appeared as a featured soloist in the All-Festival concert and taught the beginning voice class. Ms. Boardman’s recent appearances include BEMF Fringe, the Boston Cecilia, the Commonwealth Consort, and PaTRAM Institute Singers. A native of Wisconsin, Ms. Boardman also holds a BA in Vocal Performance and French from Augustana College in Illinois. She enjoys teaching voice and piano lessons at MJ’s Music School in Waltham and Music Maker Studios in Brighton, MA. She recently taught at the Sacred Music Institute of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, and is leading parish choir workshops throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island this year.