Sheffield-born Kate has been involved in Music in the Round since she was at school. Growing up, she participated in string projects and concerts and even appeared as a fisherman’s wife in Music in the Round’s opera Daughter of the Sea. Kate continued studying Music at Sheffield University, where she began volunteering for Music in the Round and found her passion for music education. She then gained a position as Project Coordinator of Music in the Round’s Soundplay project and is thrilled to take up the role of Learning and Participation Coordinator.
Kate is also General Manager of folk-education organisation Soundpost Community Network and Director of the small-group choirs of the University Singers’ Society. She has recently completed post-graduate research under the tutelage of voice specialists Jenevora Williams and Declan Costello and delivers voice and singing workshops in an exciting variety of contexts. She also sings with Sheffield Chamber Choir and likes to go to folk sessions in various pubs around Sheffield.