Kitty is an Australian composer, pianist, and collaborative artist. Kitty holds a Master of Music from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London as a full recipient of the Alfred Kitchin Scholarship, Master of Teaching from The University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Music from The University of Melbourne and was a full scholarship student at Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School. Her mentors have included Anthony Lyons, Eugene Asti, Paul Bartholomew, Glenn Riddle and Peter Knight.
Kitty is founder, composer/pianist of Nimbus Trio. The ensemble commissions and performs new music, including Kitty’s own works. Kitty has released her first album Novum with Nimbus Trio as a represented artist of Move Records label. In 2017 Kitty formed the Six Piano Collective and is Artistic Director of the Six Piano Project in Melbourne. Recent commissions include Arts Centre Melbourne’s 5x5x5 project, Plexus Ensemble, the Australian Art Orchestra’s Creative Music Intensive, Tilde New Music Festival, short/feature films and Clan Analogue; her work being featured on their recent album Coordinates. Her works have been part of the Melbourne Fringe, Melbourne Festival and broadcast on 3MBS and ABC Classic FM. Kitty was resident composer of 2017 Tilde New Music Academy, 2016 Keep Composer’s Weird in Austin, and 2016 Australian Art Orchestra’s Creative Music Intensive.
Kitty’s travels abroad have seen her perform in London/Europe as a soloist and pianist in Kirolian Piano Trio, Trinity Laban’s new music ensemble, Brighton Fashion Week in collaboration with Elysium Dance, the Royal Old Naval College, Spitalfields New Music Festival, the Royal Danish Academy of Music in collaboration with composer Signe Lykke. In the U.S her music has been performed at Classical Music Kegger; a concert held by the Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio, The Museum of Human Achievement in Austin, Beat the Rush; a series of gallery concerts at The Blanton Museum of Art in Austin. Her music was also featured on KUTX 98.9 and recorded at Cacophony Recorders by Grammy award winner Erik Wofford.