Katie Sullivan is an active performer and educator living in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Katie holds conjoint degrees in Music and Music Education as well as a master degree in trumpet Performance and Pedagogy from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Katie has been teaching instrumental music with the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District since 1995. Most recently in four elementary schools – Macdonald Drive Elementary, Mary Queen of Peace, Rennie’s River and Vanier.
A member of the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra since 1993, Katie was appointed principal trumpet in 2004. In addition to her extensive orchestral experience, Katie also has a vast amount of experience as a chamber musician and solo performer, including a solo performance with the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra – Sinfonia in January 2016.
Katie also teaches private trumpet lessons and sings with the award winning choir, Lady Cove, Women’s Choir. Katie and her husband Greg live in St. John’s with their four children: Lauren, Thomas, Kathryn and Maria.
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What's the best NSO concert you have seen or been a part of?
Festival 500 – 1997, Grand Finale concert performing Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana.