Nov. 10, 2022Print | PDF
Kate is so happy to have joined the Faculty of Music at Laurier this fall as Opera Music Director and Assistant Conductor, and to be working alongside such a talented group of young people. Kate maintains a private studio in Toronto as a Vocal Coach and accompanist and has been a member of the music staff at the University of Toronto’s Opera Division for over twenty years. She has recently conducted and music directed productions for Toronto Operetta Theatre, Opera in Concert, and Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Other positions have included Music Staff with the Canadian Opera Company, the voice program at the Chautauqua Institute in Chautauqua, New York, and the University of Montreal; as well as Music Director for Essential Opera, Maritime Concert Opera, and Opera by Request. Kate received her Bachelor and Masters degrees in Music from McGill University, and studied in England at The Guildhall School of Music & Drama, the Britten-Pears School, and The National Opera Studio.