Without a doubt, Kathryn's contribution to choral music is quickly becoming recognized all over the world. She is known for being a major influence in Calgary's choral community because of her enthusiastic and passionate approach with her choirs. With a mission to inspire singers with quality music and vocal training, Kathryn aims to encourage self-awareness and confidence through performance opportunity, music education and literacy, and community involvement. Over the years Kathryn has trained hundreds of students who have subsequently become professional singers, performers, and educators in the areas of vocal pedagogy, musical theatre, music therapy, theory and composition, tv and film, and opera.
Currently, Kathryn (b. 1981) is the director for a large youth show and concert choir with the Youth Singers of Calgary as well as the director of the University of Calgary Chorus at a the School of Creative and Performing Arts in Calgary, Alberta. In addition to teaching private music students, she is a frequent adjudicator and clinician for several schools and music festivals in and around Alberta. Kathryn holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Voice Performance and a Master of Music degree in Music Education, specializing in Choral Conducting.