Born and raised in Peterborough Ontario, she starred in many local productions before moving on to study music and theatre on a larger scale. She trained in opera at Western University and graduated from Humber College School of Creative & Performing Arts with a Bachelor of Contemporary Music. She has studied under the tutelage of Micah Barnes, Father Paul Massel, Marie Baron, Elaine Overholt and Susan Eichorn. Kate is also a vocal graduate of The Royal Conservatory of Music and is now a much sought after voice teacher.
Kate’s angelic and powerful voice has wowed audiences in such coveted roles as Mary Poppins at the Lower Ossington Theatre, Ariel in The Little Mermaid at the Randolph Theatre, Cosette in the Theatre Guild production of Les Miserables, Nancy in Oliver! and the iconic role of Maria in The Sound of Music. The role of Masha in Chekhov’s The Three Sisters marked her classical drama debut.
Her first album, “Something More”, dropped to much acclaim. She is soulful, yet angelic; vulnerable, yet powerful. Kate has graced the stage at Boots & Hearts, has written and performed vocals for national commercials and her YouTube performance videos have garnered more than 50,000 views. Her original song “Pilot Light” is featured in an award winning documentary, Murphy’s Law.