Born in Craigavon, Northern Ireland, Kathryn began piano lessons aged three, achieving grade 8 by age 13, and has focussed on music ever since. Having previously enjoyed local choral experiences, at sixteen she successfully auditioned for Ulster Youth Choir, and two years later Ulster Youth Chamber Choir. With these ensembles she has had the opportunity to perform at a range of venues and events including the BBC proms.
Kathryn gained a music degree from the University of Nottingham in 2009 and during her time there took on the title role within the university Gilbert and Sullivan society production ofIolanthe, as well as musically directing ‘The Mikado’ and producing ‘Ruddigore’. She also pursued other solo performances in delivering recitals in the Djanogly recital hall with content ranging from Purcell to Puccini, folk music and lieder. She also found time to help establish the University of Nottingham Opera Society.
Kathryn has led worship for the past three years at the Christian Keswick Convention and this year will also be leading at New Word Alive.
Since graduating Kathryn has gained a teaching qualification from Nottingham Trent University and is currently employed in a small school just outside of Loughborough where she very much enjoys helping the young students there find their voice!
Kathryn was invited to sing the second soprano role in the World Premier of John Middleton’s setting of the St. John Passion in March 2013. For operahouse Kathryn has played the role of the High Priestess in Verdi's Aida In 2011, and Gianetta in 'The Elixir of Love' in 2013