Kate Norigian is a soprano from Cranston, Rhode Island. She has recently been awarded the Second Place Award in the 25th annual Annamaria-Saritelli DiPanni Bel Canto Scholarship Award Competition and was named a Semi-Finalist in the 2012 International Mildred Miller Vocal Competition for the Opera Theater of Pittsburgh.
She has recently been heard in the role of Nedda from I Pagliacci by Leoncavallo with Opera Providence and also premiered the role of Kate Chase Sprague in a new opera, Governor Sprague and His Women by composer, Geoffrey Gibbs. She will also be covering the role of Frasquita in the Spring of 2012 with MetroWest Opera in Boston.
In 2011 Kate was a featured soloist in the ‘Salute to Armenia’ concert in Providence, Rhode Island having the honor of singing for the Armenian Ambassador to the United Nations.
Kate is currently under the vocal tutelage of mezzo, Margaret Lattimore. She has also studied with soprano, Maria Spacagna from 2007 to 2010, and was an active student of Renata Scotto at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in the summer of 2009 in Rome, Italy.
Kate is offering local voice lessons at St. Catherine's Parish on 3252 Post Road in Warwick, RI.