Biography

Kath Roberts is a first class music graduate from the University of Southampton, continuing her studies at the Royal Academy of Music from September 2018 with Sophie Langdon.

During her time at university, Kath studied violin with Caroline Balding and ensemble skills with Paul Cox and Susanna Riddell. She led all of the university ensembles (from symphony orchestra to jazz string ensembles to pit bands), and was awarded the Peter Evans prize at graduation for a consistently outstanding level of performance throughout her degree, in addition to winning the John Ireland competition in her final year. Kath has also studied with Charles Sewart and Dag Anders Eriksen on scholarships with the Sinaia Music Academy and the Crescendo Institute.

Kath’s performing schedule has taken her around the world, performing solo recitals in Hungary and Romania, and solo works including Vaughan Williams’ “The Lark Ascending” with orchestra in Berlin and Saint-Saens “Dance Macabre” in Bordeaux.

A keen orchestral player, she has toured with the Street Orchestra London as a founding member throughout the country, and has worked as concertmaster of various ensembles including the Charity Symphony Orchestra, Romsey Sinfonietta, Northwood String Orchestra,Southampton University Symphony Orchestra, A440 Chamber Orchestra (Oxford), and the Invicta Ensemble (London).