Katie Weeks is a graduate of Boston University (Master of Music, Vocal Performance) and George Mason University (Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance). She was awarded the highly competitive Outstanding Musician of the Year Award by a unanimous vote of the music faculty of George Mason University in May 2003 and the winner of many competitions, including the GMU Concerto Competition, GMU Honors Recital, and the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Virginia State Competition. In the summer of 2004, Katie attended the University of Miami School of Music at Salzburg program, where she studied voice and German, and in 2002, Katie received a grant to pursue her love of the German language and lieder in a seven-week language immersion program at Middlebury College, Vermont. Since graduate school, Katie has taken a hiatus from performing, but teaches voice and has participated in community theater and cabaret performances in the DC area. From a family of six children, Katie embraces her Irish heritage (her mother is from Dublin) and sings most summers on the Emerald Isle. She currently lends her skills to the federal government as an analyst, and is a dedicated yogi.