Kathryn Williams

Kathryn Williams is a flautist who performs solo recitals, chamber music, and with orchestras. She also works as a music educator in a variety of different roles including education projects, private teaching, and higher education guest lecturing. Kathryn earned a BMus, MMus, and International Artist Diploma from the Royal Northern College of Music, where teachers inluded Peter Lloyd, Richard Davis, Katherine Baker, Stephen Preston, and Karin de Fleyt. Prizes include RNCM Bach Prize, RNCM Concerto Competition (on two occasions), British Flute Society Young Artist Competition, and National Foundation for Arts Award (USA). As a performer and teacher, Kathryn has a diverse range of interests with particular specialisms in contemporary music performance and early-years education. She has performed with orchestras including the BBC Philharmonic, The HallĂ©, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, and Sinfonia Cymru and plays regularly with experimental music group The House of Bedlam. Kathryn works for Live Music Now (LMN) to deliver vibrant and engaging performances and workshops in a variety of settings such as special schools and care homes, including a long-term residency at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. She also serves as Musician in Residence at Manchester Museum and at a nursery school. @kwilliflute