Catherine Tibbitts graduated from BYU in 1973 with a degree in Piano Performance. While at BYU she received the departmental Piano Performance Award as a junior and as a senior received the award for Most Outstanding Musician. Ms. Tibbitts has lived in Orange County, California since 1973 where she is in constant demand as an accompanist. She has worked with many organizations, including Opera Pacific, BYU Oratorio Choir, Saddleback College Theater Department, Laguna Playhouse, and the Mission Viejo High School Choral Department. Ms. Tibbitts has musically directed “Unsinkable Molly Brown”, “Oklahoma”, “Amahl and the Night Visitors”, “110 in the Shade”, “Brigadoon”, and many other productions for both community theaters and the Mission Viejo California Stake of the LDS Church.
Ms. Tibbitts is a published composer of choral music, and is currently the full-time Staff Accompanist for the Saddleback College Music Department in Mission Viejo, California.