Wildness
& precision

Kate Conklin sings opera, folk music and original works, specializing in the the highly ornamented vocal music of Bulgaria. She performs to have profound, joyful communication with other beings, exploring the qualities of delicacy and resiliency, wildness and precision. Kate sings in seventeen languages.

"When one has no form, one can be all forms; when one has no style, they can fit in with any style."
- Bruce Lee

Projects

Kate Conklin & Bryan Landers

Voice and banjo duo featuring creative recontextualizations of folk music, particularly Bulgarian music. Kate and Bryan have been performing together for 18 years.

Recreational Science

A one-woman opera written for Kate Conklin by Javier Navarrete, with text by Victor Nubla. Recreational Science is list of discoveries, curiosities and scientific innovation between the 18th and mid-20th centuries exploring the euphoria and despair of the scientific process.

Performance Chronology


Productions

Cirque du Soleil, "O"

Film/ Television

Californication
Avatar: The Last Airbender

Collaborators

Bryan Landers
Jodie Landau
Ivan Johnson
Danny Holt
John Bergamo
Miroslav Tadić
Ben Wynn/ Deru
Machine Project

Ensembles

Ivan Spassov Academic Folk Choir, Bulgaria
Kate Conklin All-Star Orkestra
Kate Conklin Bulgarian Ensemble

Kate speaks at TEDxFulbrightSantaMonica - "Responding to Desire"