Katie, a recent music graduate from The University of Manchester, is a Manchester-based singer performing with a variety of music groups. She is a Primary School Teaching Assistant by day, and a musician from tea-time til late! Recent classical performances have included singing Elgar’s Sea Pictures with the University of Manchester’s Symphony Orchestra, playing the role of the eponymous heroine in a world stage production of Judith Weir’s Armida as well as playing the role of the Book of Fate in Jonathan Dove’s The Enchanted Pig, singing in the chorus of Haydn’s creation at the 2019 Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, and performing as the mezzo soloist in John Casken’s Memorial at the University Chorus’ December concert in 2018 which was later recorded.
Katie was both a member and manager of the auditioned University chamber choir Ad Solem and also sang with the University Chorus throughout her undergraduate degree.
While she is classically trained, Katie also has a passion for jazz and folk and is a vocalist in a range of groups including an 8-piece new-jazz ensemble called Laga Runa, as well as an indie-folk trio called the Deep Blue with fellow Apex member Niamh.