Kate Bass, Soprano
Kate Bass, a recent transplant to Los Angeles from NYC and originally from Anchorage, Alaska, performs extensively across the country in many varying musical genres. She made her principal Off-Broadway New York City Center debut as Josephine in H.M.S. Pinafore and continues to tour nationally in the role for over 5 years with the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players. She appeared as Princess Ida in Princess Ida at the NY Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, and as the Musical Guest for 24 Hour Plays Off-Broadway at the Atlantic Theater Company. She appeared twice at Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center; both as a soloist with the New York Philharmonic under the baton of Case Scaglione, and in the Emmy-nominated production of Carousel, televised on PBS’s “Live at Lincoln Center.” In recent years, she has sung numerous times at Carnegie Hall (Der Vampyr, The Messiah, Verdi’s Requiem, Elijah), Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center (La Farsa Amarosa), and has performed in recital at the 92 nd Street Y, The Austrian Cultural Forum, and the Museum of the City of New York, among others. She has performed in cabaret at the Metropolitan Room and (le) poisson rouge in New York, and at the Hotel Café in Los Angeles. She has recorded as a soloist for numerous film scores by Arturo Cardelús, as well as for Iranian singer Hafez Nazeri’s Grammy Award-nominated album “Untold,” released on the SONY Classical label, touring Canada in fall of 2018. Kate Bass is also a composer and singer-songwriter; her debut album, “Maya,” was released in August 2012, and her first single aired on British radio in early September 2013. She released her new EP, “More”, in February 2016 and her May 2017 crowd-funded album, “Songs of the Open Road,” debuted Off-Broadway at the Triad Theater in New York City. She is on vocal faculty at the Herb Alpert Music Center at Los Angeles City College, as well as at Pepperdine University.