Woolveridge, Kate

Born in Cardiff, Kate studied at Sheffield University and The Royal Academy of Music where she was awarded the prestigious N.F.M.S Alfreda Hodgson bursary. She is an accomplished soloist who has made her name on both the operatic and concert platform. During her career she has worked extensively with the Welsh National Opera as well as Glyndebourne festival opera, English National Opera, Wexford Festival Opera, Swansea City Opera and Music Theatre Wales.

As a busy recitalist and oratorio artist, she has performed in many of the UK’s concert halls including the Wigmore Hall, Festival Hall and Purcell rooms, St David’s Hall, Cardiff, Birmingham Town Hall, Cheltenhm Town Hall, the Colston Hall, Bristol, the Kennedy Centre, Washington D.C. as well as the cathedrals of Coventry, Chichester, Durham, Gloucester, Hereford, Llandaff, ST. David’s,  Salisbury, Worcester and York.  

Kate has more recently made a name as a vocal animateur and Singing teacher. She works regularly with The Royal Opera House education programme, Welsh National Youth Opera, Welsh National Opera education programme, Eton choral courses and the National Youth Choir of Wales. For the past 3 years she has been invited to run workshops in Singapore and looks forward to delivering voice training workshops in Dubai in 2016. In 2012 she was named ITV Woman of The Year for her work with The Forget Me Not Chorus, a charity that she co-founded that uses singing to enhance the lives of people with dementia and their carers.