Katharine Parton

Katharine is a prize-winning composer, researcher and conductor who works across choral and orchestral genres exploring the perspective of women and the experience of disability in her compositions.

Katharine has held positions in both Australia and the UK, mostly notably as the Director of Music of Fitzwilliam College, The University of Cambridge (2014-17). Katharine was also elected as a Bye-Fellow of the College each year during this period.

Katharine’s compositions have been performed in the UK, Australia and Germany by soloists and ensembles including BBC National Orchestra of Wales Chorus, The Gesualdo Six and Leuphana Ensembles.

Katharine has a PhD from The University of Melbourne.