Catherine Psarakis actively performs with orchestras and chamber groups in the US and internationally. Catherine made her oratorio debut in 2017 as the soprano soloist in Handel’s Messiah with the Messiah Choral Society in Orlando, FL. She appeared as Cunegonde in the New England Conservatory (NEC) 2018 production of Bernstein’s Candide, and as Queen of the Night in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte with Chicago Summer Opera. In April 2022 she performed selected arias with the Burbank Philharmonic and made her Carnegie Hall debut. She is a first-place winner of the Hennings-Fischer Young Artist Competition and Toronto Mozart Vocal Competition, and finalist of the International Brahms Competition. Catherine received her B.A. in Chemistry and Music from Rollins College on a full merit scholarship, and her M.M. in Voice and Opera from the New England Conservatory of Music. She is currently a Ph.D. student in Geochemistry at UCLA and an intern at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. In 2023 Catherine has performed several concerts as soprano soloist with the Bach Festival Vocal Artists in Winter Park, FL, and she will perform as the soprano soloist in Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle with Capella Kreuzberg in Berlin, Germany this June.