Katy has been formally studying music for over 15 years. At a very young age, she began taking private voice lessons. Throughout high school and college, Katy continued studying vocal music. She also expanded her studies to piano and music theory. Katy has been a part of various school and university choirs where she competed and won international choral competitions all over the U.S.
Katy earned music scholarship for voice at Oklahoma State University. There that she studied vocal music with world renown composer and conductor Dr. Z. Randall Stroope. During her time at OSU, Katy also learned from National Endowment for the Arts American Choral Master and composer Morten Lauridsen. After her studies at OSU, Katy moved to Colorado.
She began her time in Colorado Springs working in public schools. After which she moved into behavioral therapy. It was there she found a passion for helping students become their best selves. Katy’s background in music and education, and her passion for contemporary music of all genres has shaped her into a teacher that has all the tools and desire to help you become the musician you want to be.