Catherine Maynes

coy, comedic, young female, varied, opera

Voice Description

In opera, I'm classified as a coloratura soubrette soprano; hits the highest-pitched notes, vocal flexibility and speed, often characterized by coy, conceited, comedic, girlish, lighthearted, flirtatious, childish, gossipy, or mischievous characters.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Baby
• Child
• Teenage Girl
• Young Adult Female

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - British
• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships


My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer


My Home Base

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

British, Italian, French, German, and Spanish

Characters I've played;

Little girl - around ages 5 - 10, excitable, whining, fast talking, high-pitch squeal, giggle, cackle

Young boy (around 10 - 12 years old) - daydreaming, inquisitive, fiercely protective, crying, singsong

Young Ballerina/ Wannabe Diva/Social Climber - teasing, feigned cultured/high-class, bossy, pushy

Barmaid/pub owner - short but in control, ordering, bossing, sly, tricky

Teenage girl (turn of the 20th century) - boy-frenzied, fluffy, silly, imaginative, clueless, tantrum, giggly, snort-giggle

My Voice Experience

Unknown - Click here to ask Catherine Maynes

My Training

General Education
Currently enrolled in BYU's School of Music as a Vocal Performance Major working on Bachelor's Degree.
High School Graduate.
Graduating Class 2010 from the Colburn School of Performing Arts in voice and violin.

Classical Vocal Training
Fall 2011- present, Darrell Babidge, BYU School of Music
Spring 2011, Dr. Lawrence Vincent, BYU School of Music
2010-2011, Carla Rae Cook, BYU School of Music
2007-2010, Mike Stevens, Colburn School of Performing Arts

Vocal Pedagogy: learned how to teach classical, pop, musical theater, and country singing, various techniques to manipulate the voice.
Opera Workshop: stage movement, improvisation, characterization, changing the meaning of a phrase with different inflections of the voice.
Italian, German, French, Spanish and British English Diction: IPA of each language, correct and proper pronunciation of words in each language/dialect, especially in singing.
Choir: blending and matching voice in a group

My Studio Equipment

Unknown - Click here to ask Catherine Maynes

Additional Skills

Acting and Voice work experience include:
2013, Die Fledermaus, Ida, BYU School of Music
2013, Pirates of Penzance, Isabel, BYU School of Music
2012, Cosi fan Tutte, Chorus, BYU School of Music
2012, The Play of Daniel, Chorus, LA Opera
2011, Amahl and the Night Visitors, Amahl, BYU School of Music
2010, The Play of Daniel, Chorus, LA Opera
2009, Noye’s Fludde, Mrs. Ham, LA Opera

Vocal Performance
March 2013, “Bedtime Stories”, Little girl / soprano 1, BYU Opera Chorus
2012-2013, Concert Choir, 2nd soprano, BYU School of Music
December 2011, “What Sweeter Music”, soprano soloist, Burbank Chorale
2010 – 2011, Women’s Chorus, soprano 1, BYU School of Music
2007 - 2010, Children’s Choir, soprano 1, Colburn School of Performing Arts
2010, Honors Recital, soprano soloist, Colburn School of Performing Arts
December 2009, “Gloria”, soprano soloist and duet, Burbank Chorale

Payment Methods Accepted

• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency

Contact Information

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