voice TEACHER, schola cantorum
Up-and-coming soprano Caitlin Smykil obtained her Bachelor of Music degree in vocal performance at The Boston Conservatory, where she studied under William M. Sullivan Foundation Award winner Kathryn Wright. Smykil brings tremendous artistry to the stage with her highly skilled acting and her emotive, dramatic voice mixed with a truly unique tone.
Ms. Smykil’s operatic roles include the Monitress in Puccini's Suor Angelica, Mrs. Nolan in Menoti’s The Medium, Fidalma in Il Matrimonio Segreto, Mad Margaret in Ruddigore, Oscar in Un Ballo in Maschera and Papagena in Die Zauberflöte. She also has sung in numerous choruses throughout the years in such well known Operas as La Bohème, Carmen, and Pirates of Penzance among others.
Smykil proves to be a talented, well rounded musician with years of piano and percussion ensemble experience. She has taught voice and tutored students in music theory, ear training, and piano skills at both the primary and the post-secondary levels.
Residing on the North Side of Chicago, Caitlin currently studies with world-renowned bass and pedagogue Álvaro Ramírez.