Graduate Music Student wins NATS

Kathryn Domyan won the National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Award for the Southern Region.   The purpose of the NATSAA competition is a series of elimination rounds to find singers who are ready for a professional career and to encourage them toward that goal with cash prizes and the opportunity for performance engagements.  Kathryn Domyan will travel to New York to participate in the semi-finals in January.  She was also awarded the Governor’s Award which recognizes the singer who “shows the greatest promise of having a professional career” in performance.

Soprano Kathryn Domyan is a graduate student at Loyola University New Orleans where she is working towards her Master's Degree in Vocal Performance studying under Dreux Montegut. On November 10th, she won the NATS Artist Award competition and on the 11th she placed first in the Younger Adult Women category of NATS and won the Governors' Award. Recently, Kathryn has performed as Rose Maurrant in Loyola's production of Street Scene and as Blanche Dubois in a scene from A Streetcar Named Desire. She will be performing as Mother/Grandmother in the MetroPelican Opera's production of Little Red Riding Hood in December, and she will sing in the chorus of the New Orleans Opera Association's production of Tabasco in January.