American soprano Erin Keesy is currently based in Cincinnati, OH. She received her Master's degree and Artist Diploma from the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, where she studied with Dr. Gwendolyn Detwiler. Her 2016-'17 season has included appearances with the Cincinnati POPS orchestra, the Louisville Orchestra, Hamilton Fairfield Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Most recently, she was a Young Artist with Cincinnati Opera and performed in Robert Rodriguez’s Opera, Frida, as Mrs. Ford and Natalia Trotsky. She also performed in Barrie Kosky’s innovative new production of Die Zauberflöte as the cover for the Queen of the Night. She has also recently performed the roll of Donna Elvira in Mozart’s Don Giovanni with Queen City Opera in Cincinnati.
She will return to the QCO stage in the fall as Clorinda in Rossini’s Cenerentola. Also upcoming is a concert with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra where she will perform as the Queen of the Night in concert. Other upcoming engagements include Händel’s Messiah with the Louisville Orchestra, an "opera favorites" concert with the Hamilton-Fairfield Symphony, and appearances with the Cincinnati Song Initiative. She looks forward to continuing to perform with Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble in their 2017-'18 season.