Katy Claire Funke

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN MUSIC

The College of Idaho
Summa Cum Laude

Major: Vocal Performance

Minors: Psychology and Biology

Additional Programs

  • The Boston Conservatory at Berklee Vocal Pedagogy Professionals Program, Boston, MA
  • Vocal Arts Festival, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Vocal Performance studies at the Hall Musco Conservatory of Music, Orange, CA
  • Notre Dame Summer Opera Institute, South Bend, IN
  • Broadway Artists Alliance Summer Vocal Intensive, New York, NY

Training

  • Voice: 18 years of training in Classical, Musical Theatre, and Contemporary styles.
    • Teachers: Sara Bielanski, Dr. Mari Jo Tynon, Patricia Gee, Margie Koenig, Jamie Theitten, Meghan LaFlam
  • Dance: 12 years of training in ballet, tap, hip-hop, jazz, and modern styles.
    • Teachers: Zetta Alderman, Kelli Brown, Melissa Larson, Jessica Ruffel
  • RYT-200 registered yoga instructor
    • Mentor: Shannon Wells Femenia
  • Training in Alexander Technique

Classical concert and Opera

PaminaDie Zauberflöte, Mozart
SemeleSemele, Handel
Errand Girl Louise, Charpentier
ChorusGloria, Vivaldi
ChorusSuor Angelica, Puccini
ChorusMessiah, Handel
ChorusRequiem, Verdi
Featured SoloistSawtooth Cello Choir Annual Concert
Featured Soloist A Night at the Opera, The College of Idaho

Theatre

Audrey Little Shop of Horrors, Menken
Hildy On The Town, Bernstein
Polly Crazy for You, Gershwin
EnsembleJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Lloyd-Webber

Recording Projects

Lead Celtic Dreams, Disk Eyes Productions
LeadKaty Lootens, Disk Eyes Productions
Backup20 More Fantastik Kids Songs, Disk Eyes Productions
BackupLittle Playdates – Critter Friends, Disk Eyes Productions

Commercial Acting / Modeling

Narrator (Lead)Commercial ad, Social SEO
Patient (Supporting)Commercial ad, Sandstone Care Center
Friend (Supporting)Commercial ad, TruSmile
Model Commercial ad, La Madera Beauty
Model / Princess PerformerCommercial ad, Sweet Celebrations

Related Work Experience

Owner and Voice Instructor – Katy Funke Voice Studio (2017 – Present)

Artistic Director and Performer – Sweet Celebrations (2017 – 2019)

Student Intern – The Walt Disney Company (2014)

Student Intern – Caldwell Fine Arts (2014)

Vocal Recording Artist – Disk Eyes Productions (2007 – 2011)

Miss Idaho Outstanding Teen – Miss America Organization (2010 – 2011)

Special skills

  • Event planning: have planned and hosted over 200 children’s birthday parties.
  • Program design and employee training: have planned and lead training programs as a business consultant.
  • Trained in SEO and digital marketing: have managed business accounts in Google AdWords, social media, and website optimization.
  • Interior design consulting
  • Wig and makeup design
  • High attention to detail: have done copy editing for organizational documents, and quality control management.
  • Love working with children: have worked as a summer nanny, children’s entertainer, and have taught dance and singing lessons to ages 3+.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Can sing in Italian, French, German, Latin, Spanish and Gaelic
  • Amateur baker
  • Amateur photographer
  • Basic piano skills

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