Kerrie Caldwell, soprano, is a native of Southern California,
and has been a frequent soloist in community venues since the
age of 10, encouraged by her parents who both hold degrees in
music. At that time, while living in Orange County she appeared
with the William Hall Chorale Children’s Chorus and Long Beach
Symphony Orchestra’s production of C. Orff's Carmina Burana.
In 1995, Kerrie moved with her family to San Diego, attended
Grossmont High School and Grossmont Community College, and was
a soloist with the Grossmont Master Chorale. In addition, she
worked professionally as a recording artist and as a soloist
with several churches in San Diego. She was also a chorister
in San Diego Opera’s productions of Tosca and Peter Grimes.
Kerrie presently attends the College-Conservatory
of Music at the University of Cincinnati. She will graduate
next year, having performed scenes as Clorinda in G. Rossini's
La Cenerentola and the roles of Nella in Gianni Schicchi (G.
Puccini), The Fox in The Cunning Little Vixen (L. Janáček) and
Romilda in Xerxes (G. F. Handel).
Kerrie continues to sing professionally in
the community in both Cincinnati and San Diego. In 2010 she
sang the title role in G. C. Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors
with the San Diego Ecumenical Opera. In addition to her musical
studies, she has earned an A. S. Degree in Forensic Technology
from Grossmont College, and is a licensed cosmetologist in the
state of California.