Mary Kathryn Brewer

Mary Kathryn Brewer
Assistant Teaching Professor, Voice

DA - Ball State University

MM - Bowling Green State University

BM - Anderson University

207 Fine Arts Building

Mary Kathryn Brewer received her Doctor of Arts degree in Voice Performance with a secondary emphasis in Speech-Language Pathology from Ball State University in 2016. She completed a Masters at Bowling Green State University and a Bachelors at Anderson University, both in voice performance.  She has taught voice and related subjects at Anderson University, Taylor University, and Ball State University. Dr. Brewer’s opera roles include Felice in Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari’s School for Fathers, Greta Fiorentino in Kurt Weill’s Street Scene, and Mrs. Ford in Otto Nicolai’s Merry Wives of Windsor. She also premiered the roles of The Messenger in Rick Vale’s opera The Vagrant and Yasuko Shimazaki in Herman Whitfield III’s Midsummer. She has performed with the Indianapolis Opera chorus in several opera productions and in concerts with the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. She has been a featured soloist with the Anderson Symphony Orchestra, the Anderson Symphonic Choir, and the Muncie Masterworks Chorale. She is an active soloist in the Midwest and Southeast and has placed in several state, regional and national vocal competitions. Dr. Brewer is currently working on publishing her dissertation, A Comprehensive Guide to Verdi’s Art Songs with Applications for Teaching and Performing with Edwin Mellen Press. In her spare time, she loves to travel and spend time with her two dogs, Poochini and Moose