Kate Woolveridge B.Mus, LRAM, Dip Ram.
Kate is one of Wales' most popular mezzo sopranos. The rich, sumptuous beauty of her voice combined with an engaging personality has ensured her success on both the operatic and concert platform. During her career she has worked extensively with the Welsh National Opera as well as Glyndebourne, English National Opera, Wexford Festival Opera and Swansea City Opera, Travelling opera and opera box.
She has won numerous awards, recorded regularly for television and has given hundreds of concerts and recitals across Great Britain. Concert venues include the Wigmore Hall, The Royal Festival Hall and Purcell rooms, St David’s Hall, Cardiff, Birmingham town hall, Cheltenham Town hall the Colston Hall, Bristol as well as The Kennedy Centre, Washington D.C. She has been a guest at the Music Festivals of Llangollen, Cheltenham, St Davids and Harrogate and performed in the cathedrals of Worcester, Gloucester, Coventry, Llandaff, Salisbury, Winchester and Tewkesbury abbey.
Kate has more recently made a name as a vocal animateur and has run many community singing projects involving adults and children for Welsh National Opera, The Royal Opera House and Opera Holland Park. She has given workshops in singing across the UK and has worked with the women in Holloway prison and has set up a male voice choir in the biggest male prison in Wales. She was awarded the Inspirational Woman Of the year 2102 for her work with The Forget-Me-Not chorus for dementia sufferers and their carers. She teaches singing at the Royal Welsh College Of Music and Drama.