Teaches in Denver, CO
From Boulder, Colorado
Piano, and Voice
Praised for her “fresh and exuberant” stage presence by the Daily Camera, Russian soprano Ekaterina Kotcherguina is a flexible performer, equally compelling when portraying light-hearted damsels or tragic heroines. She holds an affinity for music of the Baroque and Classical period and particularly enjoys singing innovative interpretations of the Baroque repertoire.
Her recent performances include performances of Messiah with the Longmont Symphony Orchestra as well as the Hot Springs Music Festival, Donna Elvira in Denver Immersive Opera’s production of Giovanna’s, concerts with the Boulder Bach Festival, as well as numerous chamber concerts with Duo Azure. Ms. Kotcherguina has also performed Schubert’s Mass in G Major with the Longmont Symphony Orchestra, concerts with the Boulder Chamber Orchestra, Boulder Opera Company, Seicento Baroque Ensemble, Boulder Bach Festival, as well as chamber and solo recitals across the Front Range, Arkansas, and Russia, and France.
Winner of the 2017 Denver Lyric Opera Guild Competition, Ms. Kotcherguina received her Performance Certificate in Opera and Solo Vocal Performance from the University of Colorado Boulder. In 2019, Ms. Kotcherguina placed at the West Central NATSAA regional competition, and she was selected to compete in the 15th Concours International de Musique de Chambre de Lyon, and the IX and X International Competition of Opera Singers in St. Petersburg, Russia. An active voice teacher, Ms. Kotcherguina currently works as a voice and piano instructor, and has students that have successfully participated in competitions and auditions.