Katie Smith

Award: Postgraduate Award

Year: 2017

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Trumpet

Location: Royal Academy of Music

Katie has recently graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with First Class Honours where she studied with William O’Sullivan, Paul Beniston and Chris Deacon and studies natural trumpet with Steve Keavy. Katie has performed with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra (extra list), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Britten Pears Orchestra, MVSICA DONVM DEI and Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra amongst others. Katie is currently studying for a masters at the Royal Academy of Music where she is supported by the Countess of Munster and Help Musicians, who also awarded her the Ian Fleming award in 2016, and is hugely grateful for their support.