• Katie Rothstein •


The Basics

Name: Katie Rothstein
  • Friends of the UCA
  • LEAP
  • Music Alumni
  • Opera
  • University Center for the Arts
Education: Master of Music
Role: Faculty
Position:  Assistant Professor
Concentration:  LEAP Institute for the Arts

Contact Info

Phone: (970) 491-3746
Office: University Center for the Arts 303
Office Hours:  Please email for an appointment
Email: Katie.Rothstein@colostate.edu
Website:  http://leap.colostate.edu


Katie Rothstein, M.M. is an Assistant Professor at Colorado State University.  She is also the Associate Director of the LEAP (Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Arts Advocacy, and the Public) Institute for the Arts, which collaborates with the Department of Music, Theater and Dance, the Department of Art and Art History, the College of Business and the Department of Economics to offer curriculum that is designed to help CSU arts students survive in the 21st century job market, discover new job opportunities, become career arts advocates and create a playground for new ideas. This curriculum will prepare LEAP students for all aspects of business and finance inherent in the arts profession and for creative jobs in companies outside the arts.

Katie attended Colorado State University, where she received both an undergraduate and graduate degree in vocal performance. She has been featured in productions with Hartford Opera Theater, the Connecticut Gilbert and Sullivan Society, the Salisbury Light Opera Company, Open Stage Theater, Opera Fort Collins and the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra and also internationally at the Operafestival di Roma in 2004 and 2006. She placed first in the graduate student division in the 2007 regional NATS competition and has received awards for performance excellence from CSU.

In addition to her performance experience, Katie currently volunteers as the Vice President of the Beet Street board and a member of the Fort Collins Chamber Music Society board. She has also served as Hartford Opera Theater’s Executive Director from 2010 – 2012 and on the board of Simsbury Light Opera Company in Simsbury, CT  from 2011 – 2012.

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