KATHARINE MAY studied the harpsichord at the Royal College of Music in London with Ruth Dyson and Robert Woolley. On graduation she was awarded the Raymond Ffennell Prize for best degree of the year. She later studied with Jill Severs in London, and at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena, Italy where for four years she was given a scholarship to study with Kenneth Gilbert. During her final year, Katharine received the Accademia’s highest award, the Diploma of Honour.
As a soloist and experienced continuo player, Katharine has performed widely for music clubs, universities and festivals throughout the UK, Europe and Canada, including the Belfast and Sligo Early Music Festivals, the Windsor Festival and the London Handel Festival.