TEACHING & PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT
**During this unusual time of Covid-19, musicians are learning to adjust to an ever changing environment. I would therefore like to offer my expertise to a wider, more global audience. I am now delighted to be offering online piano lessons. With over 30 years of teaching experience, I love working with students of all ages & abilities. I aim to give a fun and lively approach to learning, whilst being mindful of the importance of correct technique & musical development. Please email me using the link for more details.*
Enquiries regarding accompaniment for ABRSM/Trinity performance exams (either pre-recorded or live), please click the request button above and fill in my contact form with your instrument, grade, exam date, location (if relevant) and any other details.
Katherine Rockhill - Piano
Katherine 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.
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' and ‘Miss Saigon’. She is currently depping on kinky boots at the Adelphi theatre. 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'. She 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, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and with the National Symphony Orchestra accompanying Katherine Jenkins on keyboard on her UK tour.
Piano Accompaniment & Coaching
for concerts, competitions and auditions
Please email me to enquire, whether it be Andover
and surrounding areas, London or further afield.
Instruments: Piano / Keyboard
Genre: Classical / Pop / Musical / Theatre
Levels: Beginners - Advanced
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