Katie Seiler, born in Durham NH, attended Western Michigan University and received a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Voice Performance in April 2009, and is now a recent graduate of New England Conservatory, receiving a Master of Music in Jazz Voice Performance. Since the age of eight when she began classical piano lessons, Katie has been involved in the study and performance of music. In 2002 she started studying voice and has performed regularly as a solo and ensemble vocalist in both classical and contemporary styles.

In addition to solo recitals, performances with the WMU Gold Company jazz choir, and with saxophonist Donny McCaslin, some of Katie’s performance highlights include appearances at the Pollyfolia Vocal Festival with the WMU Gold Company Sextet in Normandy, France, The Oprah Show as a backup singer for “Charice”, and at venues such as Scullers Jazz Club with vocal ensemble “Prism,” The Press Room jazz club in Portsmouth, NH, and more.  Studio recordings have included those at WMU, with Tim Hauser on his recent CD, as well as with Gary Fry in Chicago.

Katie has received private coaching from Luciana Souza, Kim Nazarian, Fred Hersch, Jason Moran, Dominique Eade, George Garzone, Frank Carlberg, Jerry Bergonzi, Jerry Leake, Clark Terry and Stefon Harris. She has recently received her certification in the Alexander Technique.  Currently, she lives in Brooklyn, NY and performs and teaches both voice and the Alexander Technique in the New York City and New England area.