Hailing from the Bronx, NY, Khady is a recent graduate from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University, where she received her Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance. She also received her Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the Juilliard School in New York City. At Rice, her performances included roles such as Ottone in Georg Frideric Händel’s Agrippina and Maman in Maurice Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges, partial roles in scenes concerts, and recitals. Additionally, while at Juilliard, her performances included the role of Public Opinion in Jacques Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld, as well as being a soloist in Juilliard’s Wednesdays at 1 concert series, where she made her Alice Tully Hall debut. Khady has also made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera as an ensemble member in Kathleen Battle’s Underground Railroad: A Spiritual Journey concert, and was formerly a Young Artist with the Glimmerglass Festival, among others.
Khady is interested in utilizing the skills she has cultivated during her college career to help her students develop their artistic voice. She believes it is of the utmost importance for any artist to develop their artistic individuality and develop a process that suits them; something which she believes can be done at any level.