Juilliard School - B.M.
Rice University - M.M.
Soprano Katya Gruzglina holds degrees from the Juilliard School (Bachelor of Music) and Rice University (Master of Music). Katya currently is on faculty at Fullerton College and California College of Music, where she teaches group and private voice lessons to students in repertoire ranging from opera, art song to musical theater.
A versatile performer, Katya is passionate about delving into a wide range of repertoire. Operatic roles include Serpetta in Mozart's La finta giardiniera; Zerlina in Don Giovanni with the Banff Festival; Judge 1 in John Musto's Volpone, Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro, Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte (Opera Cooperative); Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro (New Jersey State Repertory Opera) and Edwige in Pacini’s Malvina di Scozia with Vertical Player Repertory. Most recently, Katya was seen as Tatiana in Eugene Onegin and Kupava in the west coast premiere of Rimsky Korsakov's Snow Maidenwith Independent Opera Company.
Katya has most recently performed with ensembles such as the Los Angles Master Chorale, L.A Camerata, and the de Angeles Vocal Ensemble. She was most recently featured as Soprano 2 soloist in the Bach B Minor Mass in Cal Poly’s Bach Week.
Katya believes that each student has a unique instrument that is paired with unique needs. It is her highest priority to develop an individualized plan to cater to each student’s needs, interests and personality.