Mezzo-Soprano Kaylee Nichols is a Dayton-based emerging artist making an impact in her home state of Ohio. In the 2016 season, Kaylee made her debuts with Opera Columbus in Twisted 2, Nightingale Opera Theatre leading the young artist cast as Jo March in Little Women, and Opera Project Columbus as La Madre di Mariuccia in Nino Rota's I due Timidi.
Kaylee also made appearances with Great Lakes Light Opera and was selected as a Master Class and Gala Concert singer with Mid-Ohio Opera. A 2016 graduate of McGill University, Kaylee’s Opera McGill credits include Jo March in Little Women, Eduige in Rodelinda, Marcellina in Le nozze di Figaro, and La Maestra delle Novizie in Suor Angelica. Other operatic roles include Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte, Tessa in The Gondoliers, Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro, and Belinda in Dido and Aeneas, and Le converse in Suor Angelica.
In the 2017 season, Kaylee returns to Nightingale Opera Theatre to sing the role of Vera Boronel and cover the Secretary in The Consul, sing Zerlina in #UncleJohn with Opera Columbus: Opera on the Edge Series, and performing a recital at the Weston Art Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio.