Location: Manhattan, NYC
Kate received her DMA in Trumpet from Stony Brook University
Masters degree from Peabody Conservatory
Bachelors degree from New York University.
As an educator, Kate has been an Adjunct Instructor at New York University since 2013 where she teaches private trumpet lessons, coaches chamber music, and presents masterclasses on various topics.
A passionate and creative performer, Dr. Kate A. is a prominent trumpet player balancing a multifaceted career from developing new repertoire and curating concerts to freelancing with many different groups in the New York City area. Some favorite recent experiences include joining the pit for multiple musical productions on and off Broadway, as well as playing with Little Orchestral Society, Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass, Contemporaneous, eGALitarian Brass, Pegasus Orchestra, Mariachi Zitlala, and Spark Duo.
Kate has held positions on three off Broadway shows: Alice by Heart, Whisper House, and Audrey the New Musical. She also held the trumpet/tambourine chair for a streaming production of Beehive the 60’s musical at Papermill Playhouse. Other theater highlights include substitute appearances in Wicked on Broadway, How the Grinch Stole Christmas at Madison Square Garden, Annie – National tour, and Ragtime on Ellis Island. Kate has performed and recorded with many artists, bands, and organizations including Norah Jones, Evanescence, Lenny Pickett, Sleigh Bells on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Our Cartoon President, TOP Queens, Mariachi Flor de Toloache, Melt, Dopico, Elektragaaz, and Fox Indigo. Kate received her DMA in Trumpet from Stony Brook University, a Masters degree from Peabody Conservatory, and a Bachelors degree from New York University.