Current / Forthcoming Highlights
Sept 2019 - Katherine is delighted to be performing Gershwin 'Rhapsody in Blue' as a soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra on board the QM2 travelling from New York to Southampton.
During 2019, Katherine Rockhill will again be performing for 'An Evening with Katherine Jenkins' Tour accompanied by the London Concert Orchestra.
2019 - Currently performing for 'Matilda’ the Musical @ the Cambridge Theatre, London (ongoing deputy on 'Keys 1').
Katherine Rockhill attended the Royal College of Music in London, where she was a Foundation Scholar, Major Prize-Winner and Junior Fellow. Upon graduating, she won the RCM's most prestigious award, the Tagore Medal, which was presented to her by HRH the Prince of Wales. At the personal request of Prince Charles, Katherine has twice performed at Sandringham House.
Katherine has appeared on BBC Television, BBC Radio and Classic FM and has given duo recitals at the Purcell Room, Wigmore Hall and the Queen Elizabeth Hall. She has toured extensively with internationally renowned flautist, Susan Milan including concerts in the United States, Australia and South Korea. In July 2018, she performed Mozart Piano Concerto in A at St Martin In the Fields and was also the solo pianist for 'Evanescence Synthesis Live Tour 2018' performances at the Royal Festival Hall & Eventim Apollo, London (March/April 2018). In September 2019 she is delighted to be performing Gershwin 'Rhapsody in Blue' as a soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra on board the QM2 travelling from New York to Southhampton.
Emphasising her versatility, Katherine has played keyboard in many West End musicals including, 'Grease', 'Jesus Christ Superstar', 'Crazy for You', 'Whistle down the Wind', 'My Fair Lady', 'Mamma Mia', ‘Miss Saigon’, Ingmar Bergman ‘Fanny & Alexander’ at the Old Vic and 'Pinocchio' at the National Theatre. She is currently depping on 'Kinky Boots' at the Adelphi theatre and for ‘Matilda’ the Musical, Cambridge Theatre, London (ongoing deputy on 'Keys 1'). In 1998 Katherine was the pianist for the premier of Mike Oldfield's 'Tubular Bells3' performed at Horse Guards Parade in London.
Katherine has worked with Debbie Wiseman when recording her music for the soundtrack to the animated stories of Oscar Wilde; 'The Nightingale and the Rose', 'The Selfish Giant', and 'The Devoted Friend'. Most recently, she recorded ‘Glorious Gardens’ for Debbie Wiseman and Alan Titchmarsh in collaboration with Classic FM (2018). She has also recorded the soundtracks to the films 'Mona Lisa Smile' 'Because of Winn Dixie' 'The Lakehouse' as well as appearing as the pianist in the film 'The Edge of Love'.
Her recordings include the soundtrack to Andrew Lloyd Webber & Jim Steinman's 'Whistle down the Wind' and 'Under the Influence' with renowned horn player Dave Lee. She has also recorded 'Trio for Violin, Cello & Piano-Opus 47' by composer Richard Arnell, performing with the Locrian Ensemble.
Katherine was the pianist for Tori Amos' musical 'The Light Princess' at the National Theatre in London. She then recorded the cast album, released in November 2015.
As well as her busy performance schedule, Katherine is a very dedicated and passionate music teacher. Katherine was the piano coach for the leading lady, Jill Winternitz, in the Tony award winning musical 'Once' at London's Phoenix Theatre.
Katherine's most recent orchestral work has been with the RPCO, London Concert Orchestra Oscar Winners' Concert at Birmingham Symphony Hall (2018) , Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and with the National Symphony Orchestra accompanying Katherine Jenkins on keyboard on her UK tour. During 2019, Katherine Rockhill will again be performing for 'An Evening with Katherine Jenkins' Tour accompanied by the London Concert Orchestra.