Kathryn Smith, Soprano and Voice Teacher is a native of Dublin and one of Ireland’s most versatile and renowned performers. Kathryn has been teaching voice at The Leinster School of Music and Drama, Griffith College for over 20 years. She has brought many of her students to professional level, including Lucy O’Byrne who recently scored great success in the final of the U.K. Voice.
Kathryn has a vast repertoire of opera, operetta and oratorio, and performed principal roles with major companies in Ireland, U.K., U.S., Canada, Hong Kong and Japan at prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Boston Symphony Hall and The State Theatre. In 2002, Kathryn was awarded the Margaret Burke Sheridan Award for her contribution to Singing in Ireland.
Kathryn is the Musical Director of the concert choir, ‘The Cor Unum Singers’ (One Heart), which had the honor of performing for the President at the Annual Garden Party. Kathryn is also Musical Director of St. Patrick’s Church Choir, where she enjoys expressing her great love for sacred and liturgical music.