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Samling Scholar 2011

SAMLING SCHOLAR 2011 Kathryn has been selected to attend a Samling Masterclass week in May 2011. The week will be led by Della Jones (Mezzo Soprano), John Mark Ainsley (Tenor), Paul Farrington (Vocal Consultant) and Caroline Dowdle (Pianist). Over 100 young singers...

Wigmore Hall masterclass with Ann Murray DBE

WIGMORE HALL MASTERCLASS WITH ANN MURRAY DBE 1pm, 2nd NOVEMBER 2010 Kathryn performed in a Masterclass with Dame Ann Murray as part of the YCAT Wigmore Lunchtime Series. "This concert marks the launch of the Royal Philharmonic Society / YCAT Philip Langridge Mentoring...

VE Day 65th Anniversary Celebrations

VE DAY 65TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION THORNTON HOUGH VILLAGE, WIRRAL Kathryn joined the celebrations at Thornton Hough Village to mark 65 years since the end of the Second World War. Singing during the day popular nostalgic war songs and sing-a-longs. In addition to the...

PG in Performance

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN PERFORMANCE Kathryn completed her postgraduate vocal studies at the Royal Northern College of Music achieving a PGDip in performance with distinction. She returns to the RNCM in September on the International Artists’ Diploma Course.

YCAT New Artist Concert

YCAT NEW ARTISTS' PRESENTATION CONCERT SOUTHBANK CENTRE, LONDON Kathryn performed for the Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) with other newly selected young classical soloists at a Presentation Concert in London, at the Purcell Room in the Southbank Centre. This...

BBC Radio 2 Friday Night is Music Night

BBC Radio 2 Friday Night is Music Night

FRIDAY NIGHT IS MUSIC NIGHT "Fifteen talented singers were selected to go through to the semi-finals of the BBC Radio 2 Kiri Prize, a nationwide search with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa to find an opera star of the future. This second semi-final programme, introduced by Penny...

Age Concern Outdoor Concert

AGE CONCERN WIRRAL DEMENTIA WING APPEAL OUTDOOR CONCERT An outdoor concert took place at Oxton Cricket Club on 19th June 2010. The musical extravaganza included performances from Kathryn and the Northop Silver Band. The concert was in aid of a £300,000 appeal to...

MBF – Sybil Tutton Award

THE MUSICIANS BENEVOLENT FUND – SYBIL TUTTON AWARD Kathryn is delighted to receive a Sybil Tutton Award administered by the Musicians Benevolent Fund (MBF) following auditions held in London by the MBF. The award honours exceptionally talented singers undertaking...

Royal Marines Concert – Liverpool

ROYAL MARINES CONCERT LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC HALL 31.5.10 Kathryn returned to perform as soloist with the HM Band of the Royal Marines at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall on Saturday 29th May 2010. The evening included a "Songs that won the War" medley - with an...

BBC Radio 2 Dame Kiri Prize

KATHRYN REACHES SEMI-FINAL OF BBC RADIO 2 DAME KIRI PRIZE Earlier this year BBC Radio 2 launched a nationwide hunt with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa to find an opera star of the future. The BBC initially received 630 applicants and Kathryn is delighted to have made it through...

Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe 20th Anniversary

YAMAHA MUSIC FOUNDATION OF EUROPE 20TH ANNIVERSARY Kathryn performed as a Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe Scholar in a special concert to celebrate the YMFE’s 20th Anniversary. The London celebratory recital took place at the newly opened Faber Music Recital Hall....

Mozart’s ‘La Clemenza di Tito’

MOZART'S 'LA CLEMENZA DI TITO' MARCH 2010 Kathryn performed the role of Annio in the Royal Northern College of Music's production of Mozart's 'La Clemenza di Tito.' View BBC Radio 3 clips 'La clemenza di Tito': Reviews

YCAT New Artist

KATHRYN SELECTED AS YCAT NEW ARTIST FOR 2010 Following a Public Final Audition on Friday 21st May 2010 at Wigmore Hall in London, Kathryn was thrilled to be selected for representation by the Young Concert Artists Management Trust which is based in London. A total of...

Allcard Award from the WCOM

KATHRYN RECEIVES ALLCARD AWARD FROM THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF MUSICIANS Following recent auditions in London, Kathryn was delighted to be awarded an Allcard Award by the Worshipful Company of Musicians to assist with her forthcoming studies on the International...

YCAT Final 2010

YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS TRUST PUBLIC FINAL - MAY  2010 Kathryn is one of eight finalists who have been  selected to appear in the YCAT prestigious public finals to be held at Wigmore  Hall on Friday 21st May 2010. The finalists were chosen from a rigorous  audition...

International Artists Diploma – RNCM

INTERNATIONAL  ARTISTS DIPLOMA – ROYAL NORTHERN COLLEGE OF MUSIC Following completion of her postgraduate studies,  Kathryn has been awarded a place for 2010/2011   at the Royal Northern College of Music’s Opera Studio on the  International Artists’ Diploma Course.  ...

Worshipful Company of Musicians Silver Medal

KATHRYN AWARDED WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF MUSICIANS’  SILVER MEDAL The Royal Northern College of Music nominated  Kathryn for excellence in performance to receive a Silver Medal from the  Worshipful Company of Musicians. The ceremony took place on Wednesday 11th  November...

Eugene Onegin, Haddo House

HADDO HOUSE, ABERDEEN APRIL 2009 Kathryn performed in April in the role of Olga in  Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin conducted by Tim Dean with Aberdeen Sinfonietta for  Haddo House Choral & Operatic Society in Aberdeen.

Masterclass with Sir Willard White

MASTERCLASS WITH SIR WILLARD WHITE FEBRUARY 2009 World-renowned singer Sir Willard White has recently been appointed the President of the Royal Northern College of Music. Sir Willard worked with Kathryn and other students from the RNCM’s School of Vocal and Opera...

Clonter Opera and Audience Prize

CLONTER OPERA AND AUDIENCE PRIZE JANUARY 2009 Kathryn was thrilled to be awarded the Clonter Opera Prize together with the audience prize at the annual competition held on Saturday 31st January 2009. The UK’s major conservatoires each nominated a singer to compete and...

NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA: GRAND FINALE

NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA: GRAND FINALE DECEMBER 2008 Kathryn performed as the guest soloist in a New Year’s Eve Gala with Conductor Carl Davis and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra at the Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool.The programme included much-loved classics...

Amanda Roocroft Award

1st CLASS B MUS. (HONS). JULY 2008 Kathryn was delighted to be awarded a 1st Class B Mus. (Hons.) on completion of her four years of undergraduate study at the Royal Northern College of Music. She is also the recipient of a RNCM Postgraduate Scholarship and the Amanda...

THE BRUCE MILLAR/GULLIVER PRIZE 2008

FEBRUARY 2008 Kathryn was thrilled to win The Bruce Millar/Gulliver Prize for young opera singers at a national competition held at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow on 24th February, 2008. Since 1989 many young opera singers have benefited from...

Frederic Cox Award 2008

FREDERIC COX AWARD FEBRUARY 2008 Kathryn was delighted to win the Royal Northern  College of Music’s prestigious Frederic Cox Award in a public competition held  in the RNCM’s Haden Freeman Concert Hall on 5th February 2008.  The prize supports further postgraduate...

Opening Ceremony of the Liverpool Echo Arena

LIVERPOOL ECHO ARENA JANUARY 2008 Kathryn was honoured to be invited to appear as a  soloist in her home city (in the role of Britannia!) with the Royal Liverpool  Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Vasily Petrenko in 'Liverpool the  Musical', which celebrated the...

Kathryn Performs the role of Cherubino

KATHRYN PERFORMS THE ROLE OF CHERUBINO DECEMBER 2007 - RNCM Kathryn appeared in the principal role of Cherubino in the Royal Northern College of Music’s production of Mozart’s ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’ during December 2007.

BBC PERFORMING ARTS EDUCATION BURSARY

BBC FAME ACADEMY EDUCATION AWARD NOVEMBER 2007 Kathryn was awarded a prestigious Fame Academy Education Bursary worth £20,000 which will fund her opera and vocal studies at postgraduate level. There were over 950 applicants for this award and the competition was...

Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe Scholarship

YMFE VOCAL SCHOLARSHIP FEBRUARY 2007 The 2007 Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe scholarships were dedicated to voice this year and produced a record number of entries. Kathryn was one of the ten finalists selected at the preliminary rounds and she performed a...

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