The Chinese-born American soprano, Zehua (Katherine) Tribble (also known as Zehua Gao(高泽华), with her Chinese friends), was born and grew up in Nanjing, P.R. China, and came to the USA in December 1990. She studied Music, voice & vocal pedagogy at Texas Woman's University in Denton; obtained her Master of Arts degree in A Linguistics from the University of Texas at Arlington (Class of 1995); and her Master of Arts degree in Music from Texas Woman's University in Denton (December 2011).
Katherine Tribble taught ESL and Chinese at Collin County Community College. She has been passionate about singing all her life. She is soprano soloist and music teacher: teaches voice & piano. She is also a choir member of the Texas Voices and the Great Land Choral Society.
Katherine Tribble married David R Tribble on June 15, 1996 and they have 2 children. She currently lives in Plano, Texas.