Kaitlyn Pinkos, soprano
Kaitlyn Pinkos is a soprano who performed her senior recital on May 3, 2014. The recital program includes a wide range of musical styles, including post romantic and twentieth century music, jazz, a cappella vocal arrangements, and pop songs. Accompanied by Glen Kaiser on piano, the first set began with three English songs by Roger Quilter. Kaitlyn Pinkos then sang three post-romantic songs by Hugo Wolf, and the set concludes with Leonard Bernstein’s La bonne cuisine.Following a brief intermission, Kaitlyn began her set of jazz standards, which was followed by a set of songs that Kaitlyn arranged for four female voices. Members of Vocal Synergy sang the backgrounds for these arrangements as Kaitlyn sang the solo line. In the final set of the recital, Kaitlyn accompanied herself on guitar with the help of Anthony Babino, guitar and Steve Babino, bass. They sang such songs as, “If I Fell,” by The Beatles, and “Valerie,” by Amy Winehouse.