Kathryn Rees

Kathryn is a graduate of Royal Northern College of Music and Eastman School of Music, New York where she studied harp performance and literature.  During her time at Eastman she was in receipt of a fellowship and teaching assistantship and won the Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship to the United States to further her studies.

Kathryn has worked as an orchestral player in the United States and Germany. She was Principal harpist at the Heidelberg Opera Festival and also took up residency as Senior Harp Instructor at the Interlochen Arts Academy’s Summer Programme in Michigan for a number of years. Kathryn’s work then took her to the Middle East where she performed as a residential harpist in Abu Dhabi and Doha, Qatar for three years.

Kathryn now works across the UK, teaching at RWCMD’s Senior and Junior Departments and managing an extensive studio of private students. She also holds regular workshops and recitals. Her solo and orchestral broadcasts include work for ITV, BBC TV and Radio.