Born in 1993 in Perth Australia, Kathy began piano and cello lessons at age seven. In Perth she studied piano with Yoon Sen Lee and later moved to Melbourne and completed a Bachelor of Music with first class honours at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in under Glenn Riddle. In 2017 Kathy moved to London where she completed a Masters of Piano Performance at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama under Martin Roscoe with distinction, and is currently an Artist Diploma candidate.
As a soloist Kathy has performed in Australia, USA, China, New Zealand, Spain and the United Kingdom, and has performed concertos with the Fremantle Orchestra and Zelman Memorial Symphony. She has performed in the Melbourne Recital Centre, Iwaki Auditorium, State Library of Victoria, and the Government Ballroom House of Western Australia and many others. Most recently Kathy was invited to perform in the 2018 Ribble Valley Music Festival. Kathy has won several awards including first prize at the 2018 Birmingham International Piano Competition (formerly Brant International Piano Competition), and the Phillip Crawshaw Memorial Prize for an Oustanding Musician from Overseas at the 2019 Royal Overseas League Annual Music Competition.
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 grateful to the Guildhall School Trust, Talent Unlimited, Sir Arthur Sims Trust, and Elizabeth McComas Scholarship Trust for supporting her studies.