Ekaterina Gorlova, a Russian native, is completing her bachelors from the Eastman School of Music. Her private instructors include Karol Bennett-Brandt, Rita Shane, Constance Haas and her current teacher Anthony Dean Griffey. She has held the position as soprano section leader at Lake Avenue Baptist Church since 2013, and performs regularly with the Christ Church Schola Cantorum, Eastman Collegium Musicum, Eastman Voices and other concert series at the Memorial Art Gallery. She has studied historical performance practice with Grammy award winner Paul O’Dette and Ellen Hargis, and has attended the Baroque Vocal Programme of the Vancouver Early Music Festival and the American Bach Soloists Academy in San Francisco. Ekaterina performed the role of ‘Krysia’ in Jake Heggie’s “Out of Darkness” and covered ‘Cendrillon’ in Massenet’s “Cendrillon” with the Eastman Opera Theatre. This summer, she participated in the Boston Early Music Festival Young Artists Training Program.