Portrait of Kate Conway, viola da gamba player, Baroque music specialist and Handel House Talent musician for 2017.
Kate Conway studied baroque cello and viola da gamba with Jonathan Manson at the Royal Academy of Music, after reading Classics at Jesus College, Cambridge.
A recipient of the Nancy Nuttall Prize and D Day Fund Award, she has played with Solomon’s Knot, Oxford Baroque and the Feinstein Ensemble. She is also a member of Royal Baroque, who were finalists at the 2015 York International Young Artists Competition.
Kate also performs with Ceruleo, who were ‘Future Baroque’ artists at the 2016 London Festival of Baroque Music and are Ensemble Fellows at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama for 2016-17.