Born in 1993 in Perth, Australia, Kathy began piano and cello lessons at age seven and made her debut piano recital in 2007 at the Callaway Music Auditorium, raising funds for the Princess Margaret Hospital for Children Western Australia. Kathy studied at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and completed a Masters of Performance at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
Kathy has won several awards including first prize in the 2018 Birmingham International Piano Competition and the Phillip Crawshaw Memorial Prize. As a soloist, she has performed in Australia, USA, China, New Zealand, Spain and the United Kingdom, and has performed with several orchestras renowned concertos like Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2 and Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 1. Most recently Kathy performed in the 2018 Ribble Valley International Piano Festival and in the Muiden Muiderslot and Alkmaar Remonstrantse Kerk at the International Holland Music Sessions.
As an active and passionate chamber and collaborative pianist, Kathy enjoys performing with the Armorel Piano Trio at many concert venues including St Johns Waterloo, Milton Court Concert Hall, St Mary’s Perivale, & St Barnabas Church. Kathy is also a team member at Music Traveler, a startup aiming to make practice spaces accessible for all musicians wherever they travel.