Faculty 

  Catherine Miller Popovic

  Lecturer - Voice/Opera

  Music

  

 

Pianist and vocal coach Catherine Miller is a member of the music staff for both San Diego Opera and Opera Santa Barbara.  She is also a lecturer at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music and Artistic Consultant for the Pasadena Opera Guild. She has worked with Los Angeles Opera, Opera Pacific, the Los Angeles Master Chorale, the Teatro Municipal in Santiago Chile and for the Spoleto Festival in Italy. Active as a recitalist with classical singers, recent engagements include recitals at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, Wigmore Hall in London, England, the Chiesa Santa Margherita in Vernazza, Italy, and at the Modavi Center in Davis, California. She is the official accompanist for the Metropolitan Opera Council Auditions for the Los Angeles District and the Loren L. Zachary Vocal Competition and has played for the Dalis Vocal Competition and Operalia. In the summer of 2017, she was a faculty member of the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival. She holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Southern California, a Master of Music Degree from the Juilliard School and was a Fulbright Scholar at the Liszt Academy in Budapest, Hungary.