Cathy's roots are as an organist. She has held Organ Scholarships at Salisbury Cathedral and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge plus posts at Wells Cathedral, Christchurch Priory and Lichfield Cathedral where she was joint Director of Music with her husband, Ben. She continues to give recitals at many major venues across the UK. She is the main accompanist for Salisbury-based choir Sarum Voices (www.sarumvoices.co.uk) and features on seven of their CDs. She has one solo CD recorded on the BC Shepherd organ at St Alphege Burnt Oak.
Cathy is becoming increasingly well known as a Choral Animateur. She is Director of Music Outreach at Lichfield Cathedral School (www.lichfieldcathedralschool.com) and is responsible for co-ordinating Music Share which is a partner project between Lichfield Cathedral School and Lichfield Cathedral (www.lichfield-cathedral.org) with funding from The Arts' Council England via the North-West Midlands Music Education Hub (www.nwmmeh.co.uk).
Cathy is regularly asked to teach for the Royal School of Church Music (www.rscm.com) and Oundle (www.oundlefororganists.org.uk). She is also a proud Council Member of the Friends of Cathedral Music (www.fcm.org.uk), a Trustee of the Friends of Staffordshire Young Musicians (www.fosym.org), Chair of the Lichfield Area RSCM Committee (she has recently been awarded the Honorary ARSCM) and President of the North Staffordshire & District Organ Society (www.iao.org.uk).
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