Kate, is a singer and community group singing facilitator from Doolin, Co. Clare.
In 2010, she completed her B.A in Arts; Music (performance) & English from NUI Maynooth and has just completed her M.A in Community Music at the IrishWorld Academy of Music and Dance (20/21). In the coming year she will embark upon a PhD in arts practice at the University of Limerick. She offers group singing workshops with the aim of creating meaningful musical experiences together.
Kate pasionately believes through group singing, we can positively impact on our wellbeing. Kate is a trained mezzo-soprano with over 15 years of choir facilitation and vocal coaching experience.
In 2019, Kate performed her debut solo singing concert at a sell-out performance in the Burren College of Art with her colleague, pianist Donal McHugh. The same year, she performed as a soloist in the short dance film titled ‘Navigation’; produced by the Canadian-based Migration Dance Film Project.
Kate is the Musical Director of the Lismorahaun Singers in North Clare.
Kate’s main passion is facilitating musical workshops, of which recent projects include delivering group singing sessions with collaborator, Maria Wood in Lisdoonvarna, Co.Clare for newcomers and locals to the area. In 2022, Kate also led the singing workshop at the Russell Festival weekend and a creative music-making workshop with children from North Clare for Crinniú na nÓg in June.