Kaitlin Foley

Faculty: Voice


Kaitlin Foley is a freelance performer and educator in the Chicagoland area. She feels at home teaching and conducting singers of many levels and age groups, working with collegiate choirs, adult singers, retiree choruses, and advanced high school, middle school, and elementary school singers. With joy, she conducts and directs at North Park University, Merit School of Music, People’s Music School, Niles West High School, and with the service-oriented retiree choir Women of Note.

She completed her undergraduate work in music education at the University of Missouri, after which she moved to Chicago to achieve her M.M. in Voice Performance from DePaul University. She worked as an Artist in Residence at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel at the University of Chicago, where she founded the Rockefeller Children’s Choir. Through various cultural exchange programs including Village Harmony and SongRoots, she has studied non-Western vocal traditions in Corsica, Republic of Georgia, Cuba, and Appalachia. She has served as a clinician across the US and in British Columbia.

Ms. Foley is a founding member of the genre-bending vocal theater ensemble Artemisia, for which she also composes and arrangesShe is also a regular soloist and performer with Haymarket Opera, Grant Park Chorus, and Third Coast Baroque.