Biography

I initially trained in Italian Bel Canto (beautiful singing) technique with Diana Stuart in Cambridgeshire for 7 years. My three-octave range allows me to sing a variety of music, but, predominantly, my roles have utilized my rich mezzo quality. Amongst a number of performances for Opera Experience, I have played the part of Maddelena from Verdi’s ‘Rigoletto’, The Third Lady in Mozart’s ‘Magic Flute’ and Meg in Verdi’s ‘Falstaff’ (in a workshop led by the great British mezzo-soprano, Sarah Walker).

Following a move to Kent in 1999, I continued my vocal studies with Christine Hubbard. My performances here included the mezzo role in Purcell’s ‘Hail Bright Cecilia’ (Ode to St Cecilia’s Day), the alto role in Mozart’s ‘Requiem’ and a large number of solo and group performances including classical pieces, show songs, opera and jazz. More recently, I performed a re-written version of James Blunt’s ‘Goodbye my Lover’ (re-named ‘Goodbye my Brother’) as a tribute to a very special friend of a Kent family.

Over the years, I have performed at numerous weddings, some in very small churches and some in very grand ones – both in the UK and in the USA.

I recently moved back to Cambridgeshire and now live in Ely and often sing throughout the UK. I am still part of, and perform with, a classical group based in Kent. I also perform as a vocalist at other special events, please go to www.kathrynbuck.co.uk to find out more.

I am passionate about music and singing, and am totally committed to ensure the listeners’ experience of my songs is one to be remembered.