She also participated in Opera Workshop at Duke and was a member of the student a cappella group Something Borrowed Something Blue. While still a student, she won first place in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Mid-Atlantic Regional Classical Student Auditions.
Ivy received her Master of Music in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from Westminster Choir College in May 2016. Since then, she has worked with the Princeton Festival, and most recently with Portland Opera To Go-- Portland Opera's outreach and education branch-- singing Gretel in Hansel and Gretel. Ivy will be returning to Portland Opera to Go next year to sing Second Lady and Papagena in The Magic Flute.