Roe-Williams, Catherine

Catherine Roe-Williams received her musical education at the Royal Academy of Music and has since then had an active career as an orchestral pianist, freelance repetiteur and vocal coach, both internationally and in Wales.

As an orchestral keyboard player, Catherine has played for the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, and is currently the pianist and celeste player for the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

With thirty years experience as a repetiteur, Catherine has worked for the Hong Kong Arts Festival, the Icelandic Opera Company, Buxton Festival Opera, and the Welsh National Opera, with whom she currently holds a freelance post.

Her activities as a vocal coach have ranged from time at the Reykjavik Singing School in Iceland, where she was also conductor of the Reykjavik Male Voice Choir, to acting as choral coach for the Buxton Festival Opera.

Catherine has been associated with the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama for over twenty years, taking up her current appointment as vocal coach in 1989.